Financial Donations

Your contribution will help us to continue to put books in the hands of children who need them.
Financial donations can be mailed to:

Children's Book Project
3433 21st Street
San Francisco CA 94110

The Children's Book Project is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax deductible as allowed by law. Our federal tax identification number is 94-3229734.

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Book Donations

We need both new and gently-used books for children of all ages. If you live in the San Francisco and have books to donate, please call us at 415 665-6315 to find out a drop off point near you or       to arrange for pickup or delivery.  Pick-ups outside of San Francisco in the greater Bay Area can only arranged for most needed types of books and large donations.  Please note: We don't take textbooks, encyclopedias, or old library discards.  

Books can be SHIPPED to our mailing address:
Children’s Book Project
3433 21st Street
San Francisco CA 94110

Books can be DROPPED OFF at the book site:
Children’s Book Project
1360 43rd Avenue, Room #105 (Francis Scott Key Annex (not school))
SF, CA 94122

For smaller donations (less than 100) books can also be DROPPED OFF at the following locations that collect for us:

Books Inc. (3515 California Street)
Sparky's Fun and Joy (115 Clement Street)
Temple Sherith Israel (2266 California Street)
Booksmith (1644 Haight Street)
Ambassador Toys (186 West Portal Avenue)
Congregation Ner Tamid (1250 Quintara Street)
Aldea Home and Baby (890 Valencia Street)
826 Valencia Pirate Store (826 Valencia Street)
Congregation Shar'ar Zahav (290 Dolores Street)
Neighbor's Corner (499 Douglass Street)
Progressive Grounds (400 Cortland Avenue)
Noe Valley Pediatrics (3700 24th Street)
Folio Books (3957 24th Street)
Charlie's Corner (4102 24th Street)
Rainbow Grocery (1745 Folsom Street)

Toy World (2094 Redwood Highway - Greenbrae)

MollieLand Children's Room in Mollie Stone's (49 42nd Avenue - San Mateo) 

We can pick up your books:
Call 415 665 6315 to arrange a pickup

Other Ways to Contribute

Donate your used clothing, furniture, etc. to:
Community Thrift Store
623 Valencia Street
San Francisco CA 94110
415 861 4910
Our account number is #110.

Make purchases at any Cole Hardware store and 10% of the total will be donated to the Children’s Book Project.  
They have stores at:
956 Cole Street/415 773 2653
70 4th Street/415 777 4400
3312 Mission Street/415 647 8700

Our account number is *455.

Online Donations

Donate Now Through Network for Good
Option 1:  Network for Good is the place to make secure online donations directly to the Children's Book Project.To register click here or on the related logo

Donate using PayPal
Option 2:  Use PayPal or your credit card to make secure online donations directly to the Children's Book Project.  Click the Donate button.
Shop at the online mall today and support the Children's Book Project. It's that easy!
 The eScrip Program enables merchants, such as Safeway, to donate a percentage of sales to our organization. Click below for more information and/or to register your grocery and other cards. Our group name is Children's Book Project and our group ID number is 3731980. To register click here or on the related logo


Please call us at 415 665 6315 for volunteer opportunities.

Book Drives

Help us to fill the very great need for books by holding a children's book drive. Read more on how to Organize a Book Drive.