The Heart of America Foundation

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About us

The Heart of America Foundation®, a national nonprofit headquartered in Washington, D.C., uniquely promotes volunteer service and literacy. The organization inspires acts of service and a love of reading by building community and providing children in need with the tools to read, succeed and make a difference.

Committed to education and volunteerism, The Heart of America Foundation® engages volunteers by putting books into the hands of children who need them the most. Through the Books From The Heart® and READesign® programs, The Heart of America Foundation® transforms school libraries and education spaces in under-resourced communities into vital and vibrant centers of learning that become the heart of a school.

Since 1997, The Heart of America Foundation® has provided over one million children living in poverty with over 3.28 million library and take-home books. And the organization has engaged volunteers in more than 1,075,000 hours of service to communities nationwide.


Contact information

Date Founded: 1997

Government ID number: 52-2034127

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Phone: 202 347-6278

Fax: 202 347-8599

2270 Beaver Rd, Landover, MD, 20785, US

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