Gen2Gen Reads Partners

We are grateful for the participation and support of our local and national partners. Together, these partners share the Generation to Generation message with communities nationwide, and commit to inspiring individuals and organizations to create a better future for future generations.

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AARP Foundation Experience Corps

A volunteer-based tutoring program proven to help K-3rd grade students not reading at grade level to become great readers. We empower adults age 50+ to make a lasting difference in the lives of America’s most vulnerable children.

Afterschool Alliance

The Afterschool Alliance is the nation’s leading voice for afterschool programs, to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs.


BookNook is a web application that syncs up to five devices of any kind so that groups can work together in a coordinated set of rigorous reading exercises Once online, groups access a library of algorithmically-recommended custom texts woven together with a structured curriculum and engaging educational games. BookNook also offers a host of customizable reporting features to provide real-time, actionable information to users and educators.

Boomerang Giving

Boomerang Giving is a national movement of older Americans strengthening communities by donating senior discounts. Their mobile app provides an easy way to direct discounts to nonprofits serving children.

First Book

First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need.

Generations Incorporated

Generations Incorporated strives to unite older adults and youth in partnership to strengthen individuals and communities.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy

Inspired by Jewish values of social justice, the Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) is dedicated to eliminating childhood illiteracy by mobilizing tutors, engaging parents and expanding home libraries to help underserved public school children throughout the Bay Area.


Help break the cycle of poverty, giving children the “jumpstart” they need in life as they go through early childhood.

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership connects you to hundreds of quality mentoring opportunities in locations across the country through their national database — all you need is your zip code!

Metropolitan Family Service (MFS)

Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) is a nonprofit organization that helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity, and social isolation.

National Head Start Association

The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.

Northland Foundation

The Northland Foundation is a regional foundation serving the seven-county area of northeastern Minnesota.

Raising a Reader

Raising A Reader is a national nonprofit that helps families with children aged birth to eight develop, practice, and maintain home literacy habits essential for school success.

Read to a Child

Read to a Child is a national literacy and mentoring non-profit that inspires caring adults to read aloud regularly to underserved children to create better opportunities for the child’s future.

Reading Is Fundamental

As the nation’s largest children’s literacy non-profit, Reading Is Fundamental maximizes every contribution we receive to ensure all children have the ability to read and succeed.

Reading Partners

Four out of five elementary students from low income families are reading below grade level. Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.

School on Wheels Indianapolis

School on Wheels’ mission is to provide one-on-one tutoring and educational advocacy for school-aged children impacted by homelessness. Our vision is to equip these children with the educational tools necessary to achieve success in life and break the cycle of homelessness.

The Oasis Institute

The Oasis Institute is a national nonprofit organization that promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement roles such as Intergenerational Tutoring.

Too Small to Fail

TSTF promotes the importance of early brain and language development and empowers parents with tools to talk, read, and sing with their young children.

Click here to see a complete list of all of our Gen2Gen partners.

Pass Along Your Love of Reading

For the next few months, Gen2Gen Reads will encourage people to volunteer with literacy partners eager for 50+ help and raise the funds to donate 1,000 new books to Head Start centers. Click the button below to learn more about how to get involved.

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