Avast! And join the Shipmates Society!

We know a lot of 826 Valencia donors who like to support our young writers year after year. Maybe you’re already one of them! So we created the Shipmates Society to recognize all you generous people. All land lubbers who give at least $100 annually will automatically become a member of the Shipmates Society, no seafaring experience required. Members will receive benefits based on the following giving levels:

Lookout – $100+

  • Acknowledgment on 826 Valencia website and in our Annual Report.

Rigger – $500+
The above, plus:

  • Invitations to 826 Valencia Quarterly book release parties, where young authors read their original work aloud and sign copies of their published books. Juice and cookies included.

Sailor – $826+
The above, plus:

  • Invitation to the Young Authors’ Book Project release party, where high school writers read their nationally published work aloud.
  • Acknowledgment in the printed book.
  • Copy of the Young Authors’ Book.

Helmsperson – $1,000+
The above, plus an additional benefit to be announced soon!  

Boatswain – $2,500+
The above, plus:

  • Private tour of 826 Valencia at your request.

Ship’s Master – $5,000+
The above, plus:

  • Invitation to a dinner with fellow 826 Valencia supporters, featuring special guests, or an invitation to a Storytelling & Bookmaking event.

First Mate – $10,000+
The above, plus:

  • Complimentary Sailor-level membership for the friend or associate of your choice.

Captain – $25,000+
The above, plus:

  • Private Storytelling & Bookmaking event for adults or children (up to 20 guests) at your request.

Ready to come aboard? Give today.

Monthly donors will receive benefits based on their total annual giving.