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 4,000 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!


Join our community of donors today!


If you have any questions about donating to 826 Boston, please contact Jenna Leschuk.

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

Our 2021-2022 foundation supporters include:

Boston Scientific
Brown Rudnick Community grant
Bushrod Campbell
Calderwood Writing Initiative
Cambridge Savings Bank
Cambridge Trust Foundation
Carole Remick Charitable Foundation
Cradle to Career Initiative
Cummings Foundation
EdVestors Racial Equity Seed Fund
Fidelity Investments
Find Your Light Foundation
Frank Reed and Margaret Peters Memorial Fund
Fuller Foundation
Harbus Foundation
International Paper
Liberty Mutual Foundation Education Initiative
Literary Arts Emergency Fund
Llewellyn Foundation
Mass Cultural Council
Mass Humanities SHARP
MCC Facilities Fund
Orville W. Forté Charitable Foundation
Ramsey McCluskey Family Foundation
Richard K. Lubin Family Foundation
Schrafft Charitable Trust
Spark Foundation
TD Charitable Foundation
Tiny Tiger Foundation

826 Boston projects are supported, in part, by a grant from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Download our 2020-2021 Annual Report for more information about our impact.