Our work would not be possible without the support of
dedicated donors and volunteers. We truly appreciate
your time and generosity. While there are too many
groups and individuals to capture them all here, we
would especially like to thank the following:
Foundry United Methodist generously provides free
space for BtP to house donated books and to fill
prisoners’ requests. In addition, Foundry’s
missions program helps support BtP by assisting in
fundraisers and providing volunteers.
Every month, DCJCC volunteers come to BtP to
fulfill prisoners' requests. Some volunteers referred
by DCJCC come almost every week and even bring book
The amazing Surplus Book Program at the Library
of Congress sends books the Library no longer needs
to library collections, including prison libraries,
around the world. BtP is proud to participate in that
During the 2011-2015 holiday seasons, BtP
volunteers giftwrapped customer purchases at the
Barnes and Noble in downtown DC. Barnes and
Noble donated space and gift wrapping supplies and
allowed BtP to keep all donations.
The Friends of the Cleveland Park Library group
has generously donated many books in our most-needed
categories, especially paperback dictionaries and
how-to-draw books. Friends of
the Potomac Public Library now gives us boxes of
books from their book sale every month. Friends
of Mt Pleasant Public Library is another stalwart
supporter. We also receive donations of books
from the Friends of George Mason Regional Library in
Annandale and the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit
Regional Library in Falls Church.
Books for America, a DC based non-profit,
promotes literacy and life-long learning by
distributing donated books to organizations serving
disadvantaged communities and individuals.
Books for America generously donates books to
One Brick, a 100% volunteer-run organization,
brings volunteers together to support other
non-profit organizations. Every other month,
One Brick volunteers join BtP to fulfill prisoners'
We are grateful to many other groups and individuals
who have contributed labor, books, and/or postage
money. We are grateful for every contribution,
whether it's a single dictionary or a truckload of
books, a sheet of postage stamps or a $1000 check, a
one-time contribution or a weekly commitment.
Together, these contributions allow BtP to serve
thousands of prisoners and change lives.