Equal Access to Quality Education
Educational equity can only be achieved when educators and kids have the resources they need to succeed. From books to backpacks, technology to toothpaste, First Book delivers critical tools for learning and life.
We make an impact for children in need and the educators who serve them. First Book*:
- Helps close the achievement gap. 88 percent of educators agree that First Book helps them close the achievement gap for the kids they serve.
- Increases interest in reading. 87 percent of educators saw an increased interest in reading among the kids they serve after distributing books from First Book.
- Empowers educators. 79 percent of educators say First Book helps them be the best educator they can be.
- Improves reading performance. 70 percent of educators saw an increase in their students’ reading performance after distributing books from First Book.
See Our Impact
Explore our latest Impact Report to learn more about how First Book makes a difference in the lives of educators and kids.
Read inspiring stories by and about the educators and kids we serve.