The Book Foundation


Mission: Our mission is simple, to close the achievement gap. Through our variety of events, programs, and partnerships, TBF finds effective ways to more deeply engage children to spark an interest in reading and provide a meaningful way for volunteers to participate in making a difference.

Year Founded:

Principals:  Ruth Stalford, Executive Director

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Number of Kids Served:  2,500+

Silver Bullet Grant:  Books and Backpacks

Charity Group Comments:  “Thank you WBC!  You helped to bring joy to over 2000 Foster Kids and their Moms.  For many of these children it was the first time they had a new backpack filled with books.” Ruth Stalford