How to Contribute

Two third grade girls browse a bookshelfIf you believe that our program is aligned with your own wish to reach out to New York City kids in a powerful, but simple, way, please consider making a donation to My Own Book Fund.

Contributions to the My Own Book Fund, a 501 (c) (3) corporation, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Every gift makes a difference:

  • $50.00 pays for one child’s participation in My Own Book
  • $1000 sponsors one third-grade class
  • $4000 to 6000 allows you to adopt a school in a neighborhood of your choice

Consider a Tribute Gift:

Gifts to My Own Book Fund are a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion by honoring or memorializing friends, family, and colleagues who care about reading and about leveling the playing field for all New York City’s children.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Burt Freeman by phone at (212) 249-3765 or by e-mail at

Thank you!

All check donations should be made out to “My Own Book Fund, Inc.” and sent to:

My Own Book Fund, Inc.
c/o Ms. Pat Remer
180 West End Ave.
Suite 12C
New York, NY 10023

Thank you so much for your generosity.