Ways to Give

Thank you for supporting our work in the Carolinas! Reach Out and Read Carolinas is the affiliate of Reach Out and Read, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, and 100% of donations remain in the Carolinas. Although you can always donate using our secure credit card form, there are lots of other options and ways to give that are just as easy. Reach Out and Read Inc’s tax identification number is 04-3481253.

Investments by individuals and partners of all sizes across the Carolinas are critical to our success in positively impacting parent behaviors around language and literacy development for their young children. Whether through a personal or business donation, grant, sponsorship, cash, or in-kind support, we are grateful for the opportunities to work with others to help scale the reach and depth of the Reach Out and Read intervention in the medical home.

Donate Online

By donating online, you can support a particular program, region, community, and regionwide organizational priorities. On the online donation page, you will have the opportunity of designating your gift in honor of a special individual or in memory of a loved one.


South Carolina
Reach Out and Read Carolinas
PO Box 447
Ballentine, SC 29002

North Carolina
Reach Out and Read Carolinas
18 Plott Dr.
Sylva, NC 28779

If you would like to donate over the phone, please call us at (828) 290-9049 between 9:00AM-5:00PM EST. Or, send Drew Laurens an email at with the best time to reach you and he’ll give you a call.

Gifts of Stock

We are happy to accept gifts of stock. The IRS provides one of its most significant tax breaks for donations of appreciated securities. For assistance making gifts of stock, please contact Drew Laurens.

Corporate and Community Partnerships Opportunities

RORC has several opportunities for corporate and community partners to strategically support the Reach Out and Read intervention at a particualar program, across programs in a specific community, or regionwide. Contact Drew Laurens to discuss any of the sponsorship opportunities mentioned below.

Adopt a Program

Underwrite 1 (or more!) Reach Out and read programs annual book budgets. Funds will support the developmentally and culturally aligned children’s books which are medically delivered at the beginning of each well child visit. These funds will be leveraged by our partnership with national publishers for an average price per book of $2.75-$3.

  • Opportunities range from $1,000-$25,000 depending on 0-5 patient population of ROR programs.

Sponsor a Training

RORC trains and works with over 1,800 primary care doctors and nurses across both states implementing the Reach Out and Read intervention into the culture of the clinics. Our online learning community utilizes a virtual learning platform called Pathwright to provide innovative training, engagement strategies, research and clinical supports to promote the increased knowledgebase of residents and primary care providers around literacy promotion and social determinants of health.

  • Course sponsorship: $5,000

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