International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies
|Compensation||% of Expenses||Paid to||Title|
|$134,348||0.38%||Patrick Plonski||Executive Director|
Founded in 1988, Books for Africa (BFA) collects, sorts, ships, and distributes books to children in Africa. Our goal is to end the book famine in Africa. Books donated by publishers, schools, libraries, individuals, and organizations are sorted and packed by volunteers who carefully choose books that are age and subject appropriate. We send good books, enough books for a whole class to use. Since 1988, Books For Africa has shipped more than 35 million books to 48 African countries. They are on once-empty library shelves, in classrooms in rural schools, and in the hands of children who have never before held a book. Each book will be read over and over again. When the books arrive, they go to those who need them most: children who are hungry to read, hungry to learn, hungry to explore the world in ways that only books make possible.
|Charity Name & State||Overall Score||Overall Rating|
|Books For Africa (MN)||97.01|
|Heart to Heart International (KS)||92.92|
|The Outreach Program (IA)||92.24|
|Feed the Children (OK)||93.83|
|Hope for Haiti (FL)||93.59|
This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.