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How to Donate Children’s Books

1- Check out our Orange County United Way Book Wish List on Amazon.

2- Make a financial contribution instead and we’ll buy the books!

If you have any questions, please Daisy Benitez by filling out the form below.

Thank you for your support!

Donate books for kids!

Ongoing Read Aloud Book Drive

What Books to Donate

  • All books should be gently used or new children’s books or books suitable for teens. Book condition is very important.
  • Pre to K-12. Children’s books and books suitable for teens.
  • Books for babies.
  • Books that contain pictures to help kids visualize stories.
  • Chapter books
  • New sticker books

What Books not to Donate

  • Textbooks
  • Encyclopedias
  • Magazines
  • CDs or videos
  • Dictionaries
  • Religious books
  • No loose bindings, stains, coloring or torn pages


Please contact Daisy Benitez, Early Grade Reading Project Coordinator at 949.263.6124 or send in your questions via the form on this page.

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