Grow A Reader

Feed the Need to Read. Buy A Book. Grow A Reader.

When you purchase books for donation from our online shopping cart, you’re nourishing a child’s lifelong love of reading by helping families build home libraries.

Grow A Reader virtual book drive donations are also eligible for a dollar-for-dollar Arizona Charitable Tax Credit!

Boy pointing at book
Baby holding book
Baby reading books
Girl holding book

Grow A Reader wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of local businesses who served as 2023’s Literacy Champions.

Arizona Central CU
Arizona Coyotes
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Century 21 AZF
Charles Schwab 2
CVL Consultants
Libraries LTD
Mountain America CU 2
Scottsdale Injury Lawyers
Sunflower Bank

We’re also grateful for our individual literacy champions!

Is your company or group interested in hosting a virtual book drive?

Download our informational flyer to learn more about you can help feed the need to read.

Incentives for fundraising include team-building opportunities such as Little Free Libraries and Reading Buddies.

Questions? Contact us at

Items purchased through this online donation cart are part of Southwest Human Development’s Grow A Reader Virtual Book Drive. Books will not be shipped to the donor. Funding collected through this online donation cart will be pooled to fund early literacy programs and purchase books for donation to Arizona children and families participating in Southwest Human Development programs like Raising A Reader, Reach Out and Read and Let’s Talk Dads. Questions? Contact us at

Helping Arizona Children & Families

With your support we can do even more