Read United Book Drive w/ United Way of Anchorage and Raising Canes

Join United Way of Anchorage, Raising Cane’s, 101.3 KGOT, and Cradle to Career Anchorage partners for the READ UNITED Book Drive to help kids build their home libraries and support families in raising readers. In Anchorage, only 40% of 3rd-grade children are reading proficiently, and we aim to increase that to 80% by 2026. Together, we can help every child succeed, no matter their circumstances. 

DONATE ANY NEW OR GENTLY USED BOOKS FOR AGES 0 TO 12. 

BOOK DRIVE INFO

Book Drive: June 13 – July 29, 2022

Book Distribution: August 10, 2022

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

Raising Cane’s Restaurants

• 1172 North Muldoon Rd

• 849 E Dimond Blvd

GCI Stores

• Midtown Mall, 600 E Northern Lights Blvd

• Dimond Mall, 800 E Dimond Blvd

• 1254 Muldoon Road

Fred Meyer Stores

• 2300 Abbott Rd

• 2000 W Dimond Blvd

• 1000 E Northern Lights Blvd

• 7701 Debarr Rd

Skinny Raven

• 800 H St

Title Wave Books

• 1360 W Northern Lights Blvd

Alaska Literacy Program

• 1345 Rudakof Cir, STE 104

SPECIAL EVENTS

101.3 KGOT & Raising Cane’s Virtual Book Drive

July 18 – 29, 2022

Tune in to 101.3 KGOT to learn how you can help raise money to support the READ UNITED Book Drive. We will be buying books to give away at the READ UNITED End of Summer Book Bash and hope to reach as many children in need as possible. Check back the week of July 18 for more details.

READ UNITED End of Summer Book Bash

August 10, 2022

Join United Way of Anchorage, Raising Cane’s, 101.3 KGOT, and Cradle to Career Anchorage partners for the READ UNITED End of Summer Book Bash on August 10. Celebrate a summer of reading, enjoy free activities and entertainment, and bring home FREE books to continue your child’s love of reading.


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