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.
Here’s a look at the numbers from the Madison, WI, team:

    • 30,000 magazines to agencies around Madison
    • 120,500  magazines to agencies in the Midwest
    • 1,000 magazines to children in Uganda and Honduras through partner nonprofits
    • 400 to various schools and public programs throughout the country

Last year we brought 18 partners on board including:

  • Boys and Girls Club YWCA
  • River Food Pantry
  • Goodman Community Center
  • The Road Home
  • Briarpatch Youth Services
  • Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center
  • Kennedy Heights Community Center
  • Neighborhood House Community Center
  • Odyssey Program
  • Wingra Clinic
  • Lake View Elementary
  • MSCR After-School Programs (Allis, Hawthorne, Leopold, Sandburg)
  • Mendota Elementary School
  • Midvale Elementary School
  • Santas Without Chimneys 
  • Reach-A-Child
  • Read Up Program
  • Wingra Family Medical Center

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve added 14 additional agencies since Jan. 1:

  • Madison Senior Center
  • CDA Housing
  • Dryhootch Veterans Services
  • Jail Library Group (UW School of Library & Information Sciences)
  • Briarpatch Transitional Living
  • Whitehorse Middle School
  • Barneveld Nursing Home
  • Barneveld Elementary
  • Tellurian
  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
  • Hawley Environmental School (Milwaukee)
  • Porchlight 
  • Toki Middle School
  • Open Door Center for Change

We have also supplied thousands of magazines to Milwaukee Hunger Task Force and Paul’s Pantry in Green Bay, where they distribute to families in need.
We are always looking for partners to help us get magazines to those hungry to read, so if your organization is interested feel free to reach out to us! Send us an email at stephanie.robinson@magazineliteracy.org.