We put groundbreaking ideas to work.1) We harness the collective power of educators serving low-income children.
First Book is the largest and fastest growing network of educators and program leaders exclusively serving children in need. With more than 300,000 current
Surveys and data analytics of our educator network help us identify and respond to the needs of the educators and kids we serve. With their feedback, and through their collective market force, we influence publishers to make the most needed and most wanted books, educational resources and other essentials available at the lowest possible cost.3) We apply our proven distribution models to make sustainable, systemic change.
Our innovative and powerful distribution channels, the First Book Marketplace and the First Book National Book Bank, effectively deliver resources from books to band-aids. Built with growth in mind, these resource pipelines can scale to meet the needs of our growing member network and the kids they serve. Both the First Book Marketplace and the First Book National Book Bank are accessible to our members 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
97 percent of First Book's revenue goes directly to providing new books, educational resources and other essentials to kids in need.
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First Book’s commitment to innovation, collaboration and impact