of children under the age of 18 live in
of 12th graders graduate at or above reading proficiency.
How We Help
of all children should know the joy and accomplishment of being able to read and write well.
Why we help
Education is a human right and the pathway to a better future. For many children, their socio-economic class determines the quality of their education. In the United States, 1 in 5 children lives in poor families who can’t afford to support their academic advancement.
How We Help
We provide books and digital tools to students in need; train students to achieve proficiency using computers and software; and award scholarships to students to help them participate in educational experiences that enhance learning and enable them to meet their academic goals.
Hand Up Scholarship Program
We award scholarships to students to help them participate in educational experiences that enhance learning and enable them to meet their academic goals.
We envision a country where every child can harness the power of reading and technology to transform their lives.
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