GivingOther ways of

In-Kind donations

Generous in-kind contributions have helped us furnish our learning spaces, feed our volunteers, upgrade our technology, and stock our shelves with pencils and paper. We have welcomed gifts of all shapes and sizes, including writing and art supplies, furniture, gift cards, and more. However, we are currently unable to accept any used or opened school/office supplies, or any food items. If you have an interest in donating items such as gift cards or technology, please contact

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Corporate Sponsorships

We offer  many unique opportunities for partnership, including sponsoring events such as our Bookeaters’ Bash or 8/26 Day celebration. Underwriting a tutoring session, a bookmaking or podcasting field trip, or even one of our student publications are all meaningful ways to support our students.

Please email for more details or to start the conversation!

Planned giving

We would be honored to speak with you regarding a gift in your will or living trust, memorial or honorary gifts, and donor advised funds.

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Shop in our stores

Our stores are more than just your one-stop shop for Scurvy Begone or Stilts for Tiny Creatures — 100% of their proceeds go right back into our programs. So stock up on eyepatches or send a book of student writing to a young author in your life, and know that you’re making free programs possible with every purchase.

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Use your imagination

We bet you can come up with other ideas for supporting 826 Valencia, from requesting donations in your wedding registry to hosting a lemonade stand.

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Other giving programs

There are plenty of ways to donate to 826 through other entities, from donating your car to using Amazon Smile. You could also set up a partnership of your own, and donate a percentage of your business’ sales.

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