Because the Gathering is a day of free learning, we invite you to donate what you would have spent on coffee, lunch, or even registration for an amazing day like this.
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Wondermore Boston was chosen by Raúl The Third
“I chose Wondermore because I love seeing all of the smiling faces of the children after I speak when they realize that they’re each receiving a copy of my book!”
About Wondermore Boston, from their website:
“Wondermore connects Boston-area students to authors and illustrators who reflect our diverse and vibrant communities. We envision a world in which all children have the opportunity to see themselves in the books they read and are inspired to become lifelong learners.”
Freedom to Read Foundation invites you to donate to their work and to Unite Against Book Bans
Freedom to Read Foundation says:
“It’s the best advocacy tool out there for anyone who’s not a librarian and is so accessible!”
About Freedom To Read Foundation, from their website:
“The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) is a non-profit legal and educational organization affiliated with the American Library Association. FTRF protects and defends the First Amendment to the Constitution and supports the right of libraries to collect—and individuals to access—information.”
About Unite Against Book Bans, from their website:
“Unite Against Book Bans is a national initiative to empower readers everywhere to stand together in the fight against censorship.
We are not alone. On both sides of the aisle, large majorities of voters and parents oppose book bans.”
Disclaimer: Most “adopted charities” are identified by the United States Internal Revenue Service (US IRS) as 501(c)(3) charitable organizations at the time of their selection to the Gathering. View additional data reported to the US IRS by searching the Just Give database (quick results), ProPublica database (records download), or by visiting IRS.gov for information. The charities listed on this website are offered only as suggestions, a decision to donate is your personal choice. By clicking on third-party links that take you outside of The Educator Collaborative family of websites or by making a donation to these or any other charities, through any means, you (a) acknowledge that you are of legal age in your jurisdiction and (b) agree to thoroughly vet a charity before making a donation and (c) you indemnify and hold harmless The Educator Collaborative, LLC, and the presenters listed on this website, and their officers, assigns, members, and staff, from any claims, damages, or other harms arising from your actions.
Supporting charitable causes makes a big difference in their ability to sustain and serve. As with all charitable giving, do your research and when you feel confident in your decision, give what you can.