Recycling for a Cause

A rush of cooling air or heat greets Kaitlyn as she walks through the Westerwood Community automatic doors to pick up the stacks of magazines that the residents have left with Kristin, the Lifestyle Director. This relationship began just over a year ago with a quick email sent into the community. When Kaitlyn began volunteering with Mag Literacy, she was toldContinue reading “Recycling for a Cause”

2016 Accomplishments

 As we work towards our goals for this year, we like to look back at what we accomplished last year. MagazineLiteracy saw fantastic growth in outreach in 2016, having donated nearly 122,000 magazines to agencies around the world.We donate to mentoring and job training programs, food pantries, shelters, community centers, and foster care.

Service Learning Bundling for Literacy by Madison Students

by Sami Clausen We’d like to recognize and thank a group of magazine literacy champions – students from Lake View Elementary in Madison, Wisconsin – for taking time to participate in our literacy efforts. These students were enrolled in Madison School and Community Recreation’s (MSCR) Safe Haven after school program, and on June 7th, duringContinue reading “Service Learning Bundling for Literacy by Madison Students”

ShopLocket fuels Magazine Literacy Market

By Jenna PalmerMadison, WI—MagazineLiteracy.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to meeting literacy needs, has announced its partnership with the Toronto-based e-commerce company, ShopLocket, to open the first online Magazine Literacy Market.The ShopLocket technology is a launchpad for MagazineLiteracy.org’s vision to create a global literacy marketplace, where literacy programs post needs, local teams bundle and post magazinesContinue reading “ShopLocket fuels Magazine Literacy Market”