Making Spirits Bright
Making Spirits Bright
Because books provide access to so much more.

Making Spirits Bright

One Book at a Time

We are a nonprofit dedicated to promoting & providing equitable access to books that brighten the lives of youth while enhancing literacy & the love of learning.
 
Through partnerships facilitating literacy instruction, we distribute thousands of like-new books directly to children and families.

How We Help

Community Partnerships

With our partners, we provide countless opportunities for children and their families to receive books and grow in the area of literacy.

School Partners

We support schools in southeast Michigan by providing books directly to students and educators.

Giving Options

Become a Sponsor

We love working with local companies & organizations to get books into the hands and homes of children.

Giving Options

Donate Online

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit. Donations are deductible on federal and most state tax returns.

How to Give

Donate Books

We have several book drive locations in Metro Detroit. Drop off your donations today!

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          Strategic Plan

          Ensuring Effective Communications & Engagement

          Goal #1

          Increase MSB’s visibility and presence in the larger community in order to ensure that we are able to attract more long-term supporters, donors and volunteers.

          Goal #2

          Develop strategic partnerships with key community organizations in order to ensure maximum reach and efficacy.

          Goal #3

          Continue to expand programs and partnerships with schools to ensure that we are reaching our target market.

          Goal #4

          Develop and implement communications, marketing and evaluation efforts to expand awareness and track MSB’s community impact.

          Building Administrative & Operations Support

          Goal #1

          Develop policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operations of the staff, board and overall organization.

          Goal #2

          Establish a budget and financial management system that allows MSB’s board and staff to be proactive in ensuring the short- and long-term success of the organization.

          Securing Funding & Financial Resources

          Goal #1

          Focus fundraising efforts on key constituencies that we believe are likely to support MSB, most notably: educators; arts supporters; foundations active in the areas of education, youth development, etc; and individuals who have connections to the Founder and/or board members.

          Want to host a book drive?

          Reach out to us and we will provide you with our Book Drive Guide containing everything you need to know!

            Interested in sponsorship?

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              Request Books

              Want to receive books from us? Send a message, and we will get back to you!

                Interested in sponsorship?

                We are grateful for your giving spirit. Send a message, and we will get back to you!