African Library Project

Third World Love Club Book Drive

03/02/2014 to 05/02/2014
Santa Ana CA

We are working with the African Library Project to provide books to eager readers in Africa who have very few books. Please help us by collecting and delivering gently used books or by raising money to help pay for shipping to Africa. It takes only 1000 books and $500 (plus a little elbow grease!) to start a single library and make a huge difference in children’s lives.

This book drive is organized by ...

Third World Love club is a club at Mater Dei high school that is dedicated to helping children, families, schools, and orphanages in third world countries get items such as toys, sports equipment, books, and everyday necessities.

We want to start a library in Africa because...

Because we are dedicated to helping those less fortunate. We are working to spread awareness and help share our compassion with others. Our community is very fortunate to have the gift of education and we are very excited to help share our blessings.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

We are collecting books for a Secondary Community library which means it is at a secondary school but open to the community.
We are collecting books from preschool- eighth grade reading level:
Fiction and non-fiction.
Children’s dictionaries/picture dictionaries
Encyclopedias less than 15 years old
Children’s encyclopedias/picture encyclopedias
Children’s thesauruses
Paperback textbooks in math, English, geography, health, and science at appropriate level (kindergarten to 12th grade)--just one copy of each for reference
Books with universal themes (friendships, animals, love)
Children/teen health books
Accurate up-to-date atlases
Books about Africa or African-Americans
Educational children's science and literary magazines in good condition
Brain teasers, flash cards, educational games and puzzles

Here's how you can contribute your books...

We will accept all donations to Mater Dei high school. Please contact us for more info on where and when.

We need to raise funds for shipping the books...

We will be hosting many events as well as using an online donation website. More info to come!

Here are some ways that you can help...

Feel free to donate books and donate money. Contact us for any donations!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Third World Love Club. Email is best way to contact.
Email: thirdworldloveclub@gmail.com
Phone: (949) 554-8825

Name: Alexia Hipsher
Email: hipsher.al.r@students.materdei.org
Phone:

Name: Weston Gray
Email: gray.we.j@students.materdei.org
Phone:

Progress Report

Our Goal 1,200 books $600 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 06/02/14)
1,350 books $500 fundraising

We are so happy we have been able to make a difference world wide!

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About the African Library Project

Learn more about the African Library Project at http://www.africanlibraryproject.org.
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