African Library Project

Danville Drive for South Africa

05/19/2014 to 09/02/2014
Danville 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 ...

My name is Maddie Petrush and I am a sophomore at Monte Vista High School in Danville, CA. I am collecting books for a library in South Africa. Collections will go on from the end of May until the end of August. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any donations.

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

I love books and I believe that everybody should have the opportunity to be literate.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

I will be donating to a library in South Africa that will be at a primary school and open to the community. Any books that are preschool to eighth grade reading level would be great

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

I will be sending the collected books to a partner school in South Africa. The books will be sent September 2, so if I could get the final donations by the end of August, that would be great. Thank you.

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

I need to raise $500 for the shipping of these books. If you would like to make a donation, please email me.

Here are some ways that you can help...

Donate books
Donate money
Tell your family and friends

Contact us to find out more

Name: Maddie Petrush
Phone: 9257863785

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising

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