First Book's Corporate Partners
A recognized leader in the field of social enterprise, First Book works closely with its network of corporate partners to develop new ways to use private sector strategies for the public good.
First Book customizes partnerships to meet our corporate partners’ goals and provide new books and educational resources to children from low-income families. From award-winning cause-marketing campaigns to employee engagement programs and media-friendly events, First Book can help distinguish a company’s brand and energize consumers and employees about an organization’s support of literacy and children’s education.
KPMG and First Book have created KPMG's Family for Literacy - a unique employee engagement program featuring volunteer opportunities, book distributions, celebration events and fundraising efforts that provide books for First Book programs in KPMG communities. Since 2008, KPMG employees, spouses, families, interns and retirees have come together to provide 2.7 million new books to children in need.
Since 2009, customers at dd's DISCOUNTS stores nationwide donated over $2,000,000 to provide children at schools and programs in low-income communities with new books during the back-to-school season.
Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project represents an expanded global commitment to literacy and reading. Building upon Pizza Hut's successful BOOK IT! literacy program, Pizza Hut and First Book have partnered to implement a year-round fundraising effort focused on helping those who need it most reach their full potential. The fundraising and awareness campaign is designed to enable access to reading, empower teachers with greater resources and inspire a lifelong love of reading.
Molina Healthcare, Inc.
Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company that provides managed health care services to beneficiaries of Medicaid and Medicare programs, has a legacy of giving back to its communities to promote the health and well-being of low-income families. Together, First Book and Molina have provided hundreds of thousands of books to children in need across the country. In 2015, First Book and Molina launched the 'Healthy Mind, Healthy Body' partnership, aimed at reducing health disparities by improving overall literacy and health literacy of low income populations.