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Books in Homes Australia

Books in Homes® is a charitable foundation that provides books-of-choice to children living in remote, disadvantaged and low socio-economic circumstances, ensuring crucial early literacy engagement and the development of reading skills needed for lifelong achievement.

Fundraising Campaigns

Please donate to support our vision to create an Australia where every child and family has access to books in the home.

Books in Homes® Fundraising Appeal

$100,000

This general Books in Homes® Appeal is used to support small disadvantaged, remote or Indigenous preschools, childcare centres, and primary schools across the country that would otherwise not have access to books or simple items like stationery that we take for granted, and where it is highly unlikely they will find a Sponsor.

Books in Homes® GIANTS Greater Western Sydney Campaign

Books in Homes® is partnering with the GIANTS for a common cause—to identify primary schools in Western and South Western Sydney that will benefit from being on the Program and to raise funds to help make that happen.

Books in Homes® Postage Fund

$2,000

Books in Homes® occasionally receives independent donations of books, magazines and other gifts to send to children in schools and communities, participating on our Program. The cost of shipping to outback Australia is high so donations to our postage fund helps keep the goods flowing and the smiles coming.

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Books

742182

Student Orders

726

Schools & Communities

484

Volunteers

Latest News

  • 24 December 2020. By Books in Homes
    A Christmas Message from Books in Homes

    What an extraordinary year we’ve all just experienced! In February the world was put on notice that Covid-19 was not just a fly-through-the-night virus that would disappear with some simple medical intervention. Rather, it became quickly apparent it had escalated into a full-blown pandemic that has undoubtedly changed the world […]

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  • 24 December 2020. By Books in Homes
    Sydney Sock Project Meets the Mighty Brunglites

    Brungle Public School would love to thank the Sydney Sock Project’s Andres Herrero and Jake Hopkins for joining us in our Term 4, 2020 Book Giving Assembly here at our little country school. Sydney Sock Project is the Sponsor of Brungle Public School and funds the Books in Homes Program. […]

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  • 24 December 2020. By Books in Homes
    Words and Hearts Overflow at Lemnos Primary School

    On Wednesday 9 December 2020, four members of the Kensington Gardens Craft Group (KGCG) visited Lemnos Primary School in the Shepparton region of Victoria to present the children with their Books in Homes book bags. This year we sponsored Lemnos Primary to participate in this worthwhile program that provides books-of-choice […]

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  • 30 October 2020. By Books in Homes
    Cumberland City Council Library Staff Donate to Books in Homes in Honour of Beloved Colleague

    Robynne Winley worked at Cumberland City Council Library for the past 28 years. When she lost her life unexpectedly in July, the staff wanted to show their respect and condolences, and contributed over $600 to the family. Rather than spend it on flowers and gifts, the Winley family decided to […]

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  • 28 July 2020. By Books in Homes
    MEDIA RELEASE: Glencore champions reading and literacy for Indigenous youth in outback Queensland

    The Books in Homes Program continues to enrich two remote Queensland Indigenous schools – Dajarra State School and Camooweal State School – thanks to Glencore’s ongoing generosity and support. Over 190 new quality books will be donated to each of the school libraries over the next four school terms, and […]

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  • 02 April 2020. By Books in Homes
    Broadmeadows Primary School Wins Mainfreight Best Book Giving Assembly Competition 2019

    Books in Homes Australia is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Mainfreight Best Book Giving Assembly Competition as Broadmeadows Primary School from Melbourne, Victoria. Nine Mainfreight-sponsored schools were automatic entrants into this competition, which recognised the best effort for organising Book Giving Assemblies over two terms during 2019. […]

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