Financial contributions make it possible for The READ Center to offer literacy programs to students free of charge.

Your gift will make a difference in the life of someone who struggles to read to a child, to read the newspaper, to read street signs and medical directives, or to complete a job application.

The READ Center is a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts to The READ Center are tax deductible within the provisions and regulations of the Internal Revenue Code. (Financial Reports)

A $100 donation provides testing materials for nearly two dozen students.
A $100 donation provides testing materials for nearly two dozen students.

Donate by Check

A $100 donation provides testing materials for nearly two dozen students. Checks can be made payable to The READ Center and mailed to the following address:

The READ Center
4915 Radford Avenue, Suite 204
Richmond, VA 23230

Corporate Giving

To contribute through your employer’s United Way program, please designate The READ Center as your agency of choice. On your pledge form, under “Another Community Nonprofit” enter: The READ Center, 4915 Radford Avenue, Ste. 204, Richmond, VA 23230.

Other Ways to Give

 Donate your vehicle!

Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, or other vehicle through CARS to benefit The READ Center.

How it works:

  • Schedule a pick-up through CARS by completing this form online or by calling 855-500-RIDE (7433)
  • Your vehicle is sold by the CARS team at maximum value to benefit The READ Center
  • CARS will issue you an acknowledgement for tax purposes

Shop for READ

Kroger Community Rewards

Are you a Kroger shopper? Consider adding The READ Center as your community rewards recipient. Every time you shop at Kroger, The READ Center receives a donation based on how much you spend. Learn more and sign up here.

Sell for READ

Support READ through Ebay for Charity

If you’re an eBay seller, now you can support The READ Center whenever you sell an item. You can choose a percentage of sale donation amount, and The READ Center will receive that portion of your sale. Just visit our eBay for Charity profile here, and click on List Your Item. It will prompt you to log in (or register). Thank you for your support!

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

Do you like to shop on Amazon? You can support The READ Center through your Amazon purchases by browsing through Amazon Smile. You will need to sign in (or register for) your Amazon account, and navigate to “Change Your Charity” from your account settings. You can read more about Amazon Smile here.

READ Center Donor Bill of Rights

READ Center BBB Charity Seal