Give books

Give a child the gift of reading! Donate new and engaging books for children to enjoy through Power Readers, StoryTime, and The Book Project. Select items from one of EWDC's Wish Lists on to be shipped directly to EWDC or host a book drive with friends, family, and colleagues.

EWDC's Book Wishlist

To make donating books to EWDC as easy as possible, we have curated a Book Wishlist on that includes our students' favorites along with titles that elevate the voices, experiences, and perspectives of diverse and marginalized communities. Books purchased through this Wishlist are sent directly to our office for use in our programs. Even better is that a portion of every purchase goes back to help local bookstores within our communities!

host a book drive

Make an impact through reading by hosting a book drive to benefit EWDC students! EWDC will create a dedicated link on for you to share with colleagues, neighbors, family and friends. Or, we can create a recommendation list for people to use when shopping in local stores. Email us at to learn more and get started today.

Guidelines for Donating Books to EWDC

  • You can use one of EWDC's Wish Lists or purchase an item on your own.
  • We only accept new paperback or hardcover books. We cannot accept any used books.
  • We are unable to accept books with religious or holiday themes.
  • If you purchase an item on your own, please ship or deliver books directly to EWDC: 1420 New York Ave., NW, #650, Washington, DC 20005