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Books in Homes Australia

Books in Homes® is a charitable foundation that provides books-of-choice to children living in remote, disadvantaged and low socio-economic circumstances, ensuring crucial early literacy engagement and the development of reading skills needed for lifelong achievement.

Fundraising Campaigns

Please donate to support our vision to create an Australia where every child and family has access to books in the home.

Books in Homes® Fundraising Appeal

$100,000

This general Books in Homes® Appeal is used to support small disadvantaged, remote or Indigenous preschools, childcare centres, and primary schools across the country that would otherwise not have access to books or simple items like stationery that we take for granted, and where it is highly unlikely they will find a Sponsor.

Books in Homes® GIANTS Greater Western Sydney Campaign

Books in Homes® is partnering with the GIANTS for a common cause—to identify primary schools in Western and South Western Sydney that will benefit from being on the Program and to raise funds to help make that happen.

Books in Homes® Postage Fund

$2,000

Books in Homes® occasionally receives independent donations of books, magazines and other gifts to send to children in schools and communities, participating on our Program. The cost of shipping to outback Australia is high so donations to our postage fund helps keep the goods flowing and the smiles coming.

2774506

Books

762096

Student Orders

779

Schools & Communities

477

Volunteers

Latest News

  • 01 December 2021. By Books in Homes
    12 KIDS, 108 BOOKS, A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

    How one of Australia’s smallest Indigenous schools is building literacy, one donated book at a time. There’s something about seeing a kid completely absorbed in a book that makes your heart soar. But for students of Baryulgil Public School, one of the smallest schools in NSW, having a book to […]

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  • 08 November 2021. By Books in Homes
    MEDIA RELEASE: Glencore delivers 173,000 Books in Homes to regional and remote children in North West Queensland

    Glencore and Books in Homes Australia have been in partnership since 2007 providing thousands of children in North West Queensland with new books each year, with the aim of encouraging educational development in reading and literacy. Over the 15 years of supporting the program, Glencore and Books in Homes Australia […]

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  • 18 October 2021. By Books in Homes
    Books in Homes Partners with mIoT to Celebrate National Water Week

    Books in Homes is delighted to announce a new partnership with Brisbane-based IoT technology company mIoT to celebrate National Water Week around Australia. mIoT has distributed five book packs to five schools in the Books in Homes community. “All of the children’s books included in our National Water Week donated […]

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  • 01 October 2021. By Books in Homes
    Schools Seeking Sponsors Initiative

    Books in Homes has just launched its new Schools Seeking Sponsors web page, which is intended as a kind of a matchmaking service between schools wanting to participate on the Books in Homes program and potential sponsors. Books in Homes receives a multitude of requests every year from schools and community organisations, wishing to participate on the program, […]

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  • 06 September 2021. By Books in Homes
    Billboard in the Outback

    Books in Homes has just been featured on a billboard in the North West Queensland outback, courtesy of long-time Sponsor Glencore. Glencore organised for the billboard to be erected on the Barkly Highway 15km outside of Mount Isa on the drive between Cloncurry and Mount Isa. Glencore has been supporting […]

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  • 16 April 2021. By Books in Homes
    Books in Homes Now Charitable Partner for Words on the Waves Writers Festival

    Books in Homes is proud to announce a new partnership with the Words on the Waves Writers Festival, which is a celebration of words and ideas set on the scenic Central Coast, NSW, Australia. The inaugural Festival launches on 11-14 June 2021, and features storytelling, literary conversations, book signings with […]

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