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The Heart of America Foundation

Joined in August 1999

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® transforms school libraries and education spaces in under-resourced communities into vital and vibrant centers of learning that become the heart of a school. Our resource distribution programs engage volunteers by putting books into the hands of children who need them the most.  

Over the past 20 years, Heart of America has provided high-quality resources and transformed spaces in under-resourced schools into modern learning environments so that students and communities can learn and grow. We have served more than two million students in need by distributing more than 4 million books, infusing $2 million in technology, and transforming more than 500 school and community libraries, cafeterias, gymnasiums, college and career centers, tech labs, and many more educational spaces across North America. 

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…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Volunteering

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