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BOOKS FOR YOU MIAMI
NonProfit Organization
501(c)(3) 
 

     "Donate knowledge to our children"

Books For You Miami is a NonProfit Organization 501(c)(3) created by Alejandro Barriga in March 2020. Books for You Miami  redistributes used or new books and educational material completely free to communities, schools, or organizations in need at the local, state, and international levels. We believe that access to books and educational materials is a right, not a privilege, and we are committed to creating a more literate and informed community."

PROCESS

Three Simple Steps

Books For You's process for helping a community is quite a simplistic yet fascinating three-step system. 

  • Social media + book pickup

  • Organization + Packaging

  • Donations

STEP 1

Social Media Posts and Pick Ups

The initial step in our social media strategy is to disseminate messages through popular platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and our website. Our team creates weekly posts on our social media handles stating "Picking up today!" to encourage book donations. This approach aims to expand our book collection and engage more donors.

During the pick-up phase, we closely monitor messages that contain the location address where books are available for pick-up. Our team visits the designated address and collects the donated books from the front doorstep. Additionally, we maintain continuous communication with our book donation boxes' locations, including :

- The Art Shack Miami at 6030 NW 99th Ave suite 413 Doral, FL, 33178

Instagram:@theartshackmiami

- Face to Face Language at 9851 NW 58th St #118. Doral, Fl, 33178

 Phone Number: 786-3322301  Instagram:@facetofacelanguages

This approach enables us to continually collect donated books from the community.

After collecting the donations, we offer donors the option of receiving a shout-out on our social media platforms, Instagram and Facebook. This initiative aims to acknowledge and appreciate the donors who have contributed to our book collection drive.

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STEP 2

Organization and Packaging

The second step in our book collection process involves organizing and packaging the donated books in a professional and efficient manner.

Upon collection, the donated books are carefully compiled and kept separate from any other piles to ensure proper handling. Our team then sorts through the books to identify those that are usable and those that are not. This initial step ensures that we can offer high-quality books to those in need.

Next, the books are sorted into different categories, including Pre-K to Highschool and educational materials (Backpacks, Notebooks, Paper, Pencils, . This approach enables us to classify the books based on their intended audience, making it easier to distribute them to those who will benefit from them the most.

After sorting, the books are categorized and placed into boxes labeled with the book category and the number of books inside. These boxes are then designated for donation. This methodical approach ensures that donated books are packaged systematically and delivered to the intended recipients in an organized manner.

STEP 3

Donating

As part of our ongoing commitment to the community, we are constantly seeking opportunities to donate our books at various events. We set up tables with books of different reading levels and interact with children and young adults who are eager to take home books for free. These events enable us to spread knowledge and promote literacy in underserved communities.

At Books For You Miami , we maintain regular communication with a range of organizations, including non-profits, city councils, commissioners, schools, hospitals, care centers for special children, teachers, and communities both locally and internationally. By staying connected with these groups, we are better able to identify and respond to their unique needs for donated books.

Our overarching mission is to promote literacy and inspire new readers with each book donation. We believe that every book has the power to make a difference in someone's life, and we work tirelessly to ensure that our books reach the individuals and communities who will benefit from them the most.

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Marcus Tullius Cicero

"A room without books is like a body without a soul"

          SUPPORT US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Check out our social media;

Instagram  @bfymiami

Facebook.  BOOKS FOR YOU MIAMI

On our Social Media, you will find the start of our various collections around Florida. You may also see Books for You participate in events or donating locally and internationally. Please follow us through our social media; your support makes a difference. Because of your follow, we get more books to donate! Join us! Invite your Friends and Family! Be a part of this great mission of Books for You Miami

 

​At the end of the page, you will find the links to Instagram, Facebook, and Gofundme.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

Interested in Help? 

 

There are many ways of helping our mission.

  1. Donating books and educational material

  2. Students coordinate a book drive at their school

  3. Shipping International goods

COLLECTING ITEMS

1. Book age groups (Pre-k - Highschool)

2. Backpacks 

3. Pencils

4. Paper

5. Colored Pencils

6. Erasers 

7. Calculators

8. Notebooks

DO NOT COLLECT 

1. Mechanical Pencils 

2. Textbooks

3. Workbooks

4. Dictionaries 

5. Encyclopedias

6. Magazines 

  • Door pick up: CONDITIONS (Donations that have more than 50 items only), 

  • Drop of locations : The Art Shack  Miami  6030 NW 99th Av suite 413 Doral Fl 33178

  • Drop of locations : Face to Face Language 9851  Nw 58th St # 118  Doral, Fl 33178 

BOX DROPOFF

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DOORS  PICKUP

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CONTACT US

CONTACT BOOKS FOR YOU MIAMI

  • Interested in helping us by donations/book drives/shipping? CONTACT US!

  • Need a donation for your organization? leave us your information and we will be with you as soon as possible!

786-916-9445

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