Partners and Friends

Strong Community Support

At Books for Classrooms, the community is our cornerstone. Volunteers, educators, families, and local champions converge to create a force that drives our mission forward. In the heart of Southern Arizona, where the school system faces underfunding challenges, our organic community stands as a beacon of hope. With shared determination, we rally behind the cause of fostering education, understanding that the collective effort is greater than the sum of its parts.

Our success is the result of collaboration, with volunteers, educators, and families uniting to bring the magic of books to classrooms. This sense of partnership extends to the broader community, where diverse voices converge to amplify our impact. It’s this united dedication that enables us to navigate challenges, make the most of resources, and cultivate an environment where every child’s potential is ignited.

We are grateful to the following donors

  • Funds held at: Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
    • African American Legacy Fund
    • David and Norma Lewis Foundation
    • Fenster Family Foundation Fund
    • Ferguson Glaze Donor Advised Fund
    • Catchafire
  • First Book Foundation, Education for Kids in Need
  • Desert Diamond Casino
  • Marshall Foundation
  • United Way of Tucson and S Arizona
  • Arizona Women’s Partnership
  • Valle Verde Rotary Club
  • The Click Family Foundation
  • United Methodist Church of Green Valley
  • Long Realty Cares Foundation
  • PICOR Charitable Foundation
  • Bess Spiva Timmons Foundation
  • H.S. Lopez Family Foundation
  • Ohio Children’s Fund
  • Cox Charities
  • Kiwanis Club of Green Valley & Sahuarita
  • Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, GV
  • St Francis in the Valley Episcopal Church, GV
  • Beaty Martinez Foundation
  • Border Community Alliance
  • AZ Cardinals Charities
  • Tucson Electric Power
  • Core Construction Company
  • Green Valley Woodworkers
  • Teamsters Local 104
  • Pima Area Labor Federation
  • Sonoran Desert Center
  • Northwest Hospital
  • La Posada at Park Center
  • Hood Distribution
  • Friends of the Pima County Library

Funds held at: Community Foundation for Southern Arizona:

  • African American Legacy Fund
  • David and Norma Lewis Foundation
  • Fenster Family Foundation Fund
  • Ferguson Glaze Donor Advised Fund.
  • Catchafire
  • First Book Foundation, Education for Kids in Need

The following provide valued, continuing guidance and expertise:

Celebrating Our Partner Presses and Distributors

At Books for Classrooms, we’re fueled by the spirit of collaboration and the generosity of those who share our vision of empowering underserved communities of students. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the book presses who have joined hands with us, offering their unwavering support and valuable resources. Through their dedication, they are not only developing the plots of today’s books but also shaping the lives of the next generation of students.

Amplifying Educational Access

To our valued book press partners, your commitment resonates deeply. Your willingness to extend discounts to Books for Classrooms speaks volumes about your dedication to education, equity, and the promise of a brighter tomorrow. Your support has a profound impact on the lives of students who might otherwise lack access to these vital resources.

Empowering Underserved Communities

Your partnership empowers us to reach deeper into underserved communities, ensuring that every child can experience the magic of reading and expand their horizons. Through your contributions, we're fostering a love for learning that transcends barriers and fosters a sense of possibility in Southern Arizona students.

Creating Lasting Change

Your generosity doesn't just end with books; it's a catalyst for change. By investing in education, you're sowing seeds of empowerment that will flourish for generations to come. Your support resonates in classrooms, igniting curiosity, nurturing empathy, and inspiring southern Arizona students to dream big.

As we journey forward, we celebrate not only the books you provide but also the transformative impact your partnership creates. Your role is instrumental in our mission, and we're honored to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with you in shaping a more equitable educational landscape.

Our Heartfelt Thanks to the Following Partner Presses and Distributors

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