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Where to Donate Children’s Books

Drop off your book donation at Orange County United Way’s offices (18012 Mitchell South, Irvine) during business hours Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm. Contact Daisy to schedule a drop off time or if you have any questions by filling out the form below. No time to donate books? Make a financial contribution instead and we’ll buy the books. Thank you!

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 at 949.263.6124 or send in your question via the form on this page.

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