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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in WV

Raised toward our $20,000 Goal
46 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on June 30, at 01:00 AM EDT
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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in WV

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until age five, no matter their family’s income. The West Virginia Department of Education and Marshall University’s June Harless Center, in partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, are fostering a love of books among West Virginia’s children. Books are delivered to the home monthly at no cost to families.

  • As of May 2022, the program has mailed over 3 million books to children in the state 
  • There are approximately 93,475 eligible children in the state 
    • As of December 2022, 50.5% of eligible children are enrolled in the program 
  • It costs approximately $2.20 per child per month to purchase and distribute books
Choose a giving level


One Child - One Year

$26 Sponsors One Child for One Year (12 books)


One Child - Three Years

$78 Sponsors One Child for Three Years (36 books)


One Child - Entire Program

$130 Sponsors One Child for the Entire Program (60 books)

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