Donate to 826 Boston

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Good writing skills are critical for students’ academic and future success. When you contribute to 826 Boston, you join a community of people who care passionately about supporting the literacy and writing needs of more than 3,500 underserved Boston Public School students. 826 Boston’s programs have been proven effective at improving students’ reading and writing skills and buoying their self-confidence. We also publish our students’ writing every year in professional publications, so you can see your dollars at work when you hold one of our books in your hand!

If you have any questions about donating to 826 Boston, please contact Kristin Barrali, or call 617-442-5400.

Download our 2013-2014 Annual Report for more information about our impact.

826 Boston’s Federal Tax ID number is 20-8065915.

What’s a Dollar Worth?

$25 pays for : lined paper, #2 pencils, and eraser caps at both of our tutoring locations.

$50 pays for : one week of snack at both tutoring locations.

$100 pays for : two wooden chairs in our tutoring center.

$250 pays for : paper, print cartridges, and binders to keep after-school work neat and tidy.

$500 pays for : an entire class to attend a Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trip.

$1,000 pays for : one middle-school student to attend five weeks of Summer Theater and Writing Camp.

$2,500 pays for : a year of after-school tutoring for one student.

$5,000 pays for : printing 1,000 copies of a Young Authors’ Book Project like It’s Not the Stone That Brings You Strength, written by 11th graders at the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science.