Ways to Give

However you decide to contribute, you are helping to advance Read Better Be Better’s mission to help children improve their literacy skills and become better learners in order to create a society in which all children master the foundational skills necessary to become independent learners.  

Tax ID: 47-4003520 

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RBBB is grateful for each and every contribution. Visit our single and recurring donation pages using the links below to donate today and learn what donating to RBBB allows us to do for literacy in Arizona.

ONE-TIME DONATION

RECURRING DONATIONS

To mail a contribution, please send a check to our office at:

ATTN: Sophie Etchart
Read Better Be Better
715 E Montecito Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85014

In order to support previous RBBB employees in their pursuit of philanthropy and community engagement, RBBB has created an Alumni Giving Group for former employees, volunteers, and board members of RBBB. 

Giving Group members sign up for a recurring donation of any amount and then receive quarterly engagement and benefits such as Happy Hours, networking events, and mailings. 

JOIN THE ALUMNI GIVING GROUP

There are many companies that will match–or even triple–your gift to Read Better Be Better! Check online or with your HR office to see if your company matches donations.

CHECK ONLINE

Through Amazon.com, the Amazon Smile program donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Read Better Be Better. To sign up, visit smile.amazon.com and choose Read Better Be Better as your charity preference!

CHOOSE RBBB AS YOUR PREFERRED CHARITY

The Fry’s Community Rewards program donates to local organizations based on the shopping you do every day. Once you link your card to an organization, all you have to do is shop at Fry’s and swipe your Shopper’s Card.

LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP

eBay for Charity enables members of the eBay community to connect with and support their favorite charities when they buy or sell. Sellers can donate up to 100% of their proceeds to Read Better Be Better, while buyers can add a donation to their purchase during checkout. Learn more and favorite RBBB using the link below.

FAVORITE RBBB ON eBAY

You can support Read Better Be Better on your social media platforms by creating a Facebook fundraiser! Celebrate your wedding, birthday, graduation, or anniversary by helping fund literacy in Arizona. Visit the RBBB Facebook page to create a fundraiser.

CREATE A FACEBOOK FUNDRAISER

Browse our Amazon Wishlist to purchase and donate program materials that will be used directly in Read Better Be Better’s classrooms.

VISIT OUR AMAZON WISHLIST

There are always opportunities to help out around the office, in schools, and online. Please visit our VolunteerMatch site using the link below to learn more about RBBB’s current volunteer opportunities.

VISIT VOLUNTEERMATCH

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a centralized charitable account that allows charitably-inclined individuals, families and businesses to make tax-deductible donations of cash, publicly-traded stocks, and certain illiquid assets to Read Better Be Better. Use the link below to guide you through the process.

DONATE TO RBBB THROUGH YOUR DAF

To help deliver RBBB’s mission of helping Arizona students improve literacy skills and become better learners for years to come, consider making a charitable bequest in your will or living trust. Charitable bequests maximize your philanthropy in the community while also receiving tax benefits. Below are some initial steps to get started:

  1. Reach out to Sophie Etchart at sophie@readbetterbebetter.org to find out more information.
  2. Talk with your financial or legal advisor.
  3. Make sure you use our legal name and Federal Tax ID when including us in your charitable bequest.

Legal Name: Read Better Be Better

Address: 715 E. Montecito Ave Phoenix, AZ 85014

Federal Tax ID Number: 47-4003520

Often referred to as an IRA charitable rollover, starting at the age of 70.5 you can donate to Read Better Be Better directly from your IRAFollow the steps below to get started: 

  1. Reach out to Sophie Etchart at sophie@readbetterbebetter.org to find out more information.  
  2. Talk with your financial or legal advisor.  
  3. Speak with your IRA administrator about transferring directly to RBBB or send a check from your account to us. 

Legal Name: Read Better Be Better

Address: 715 E. Montecito Ave Phoenix, AZ 85014

Federal Tax ID Number: 47-4003520

Another way to make a gift to Read Better Be Better is by donating appreciated securities such as stocks. We have prepared a document to make this as easy as possible for you. To get started, download our stock transfer instruction sheet.

Please note, an IRS Form 8283 may be required when filing your taxes. Please consult your tax preparer if you are unsure if you are required to submit this form when filing. Download this form here.

Please reach out to Sophie Etchart at sophie@readbetterbebetter.org with any questions.