FAQs

1. How do I make a donation?

A donation may be made in the form of books or funds. For more information on how and where to send your donations please click on the link: Make a Donation.

2. Can I get a tax deductible receipt?

Yes, when you write your check to or make a credit card payment to the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, following the instructions on the Make A Donation link in this web site, you will receive a tax deductible receipt from the Foundation.

3. Our organization is in need of books.

If you are interested in your organization being the recipient of books or funds donated by Andy’s Books for Kids please contact Meg Hodge either by email: meghodge@andysbooks.org or by telephone: 815-885-3686 for information on how to become a recipient.

4. How Would I Choose a Book to Donate?

Some of the projects have specific book requests. Others have suggested book titles or you may choose a book that appeals to you for whatever reason. We do request that all young children’s books, commonly called picture books, be in hardcover. For the specific book requests go to the link for the particular project and it will indicate if there are requests or recommendations for books.

5. Where do I mail the books or check?

The books* and checks should be mailed to: Andy’s Books for Kids, PO Box 275, Belvidere, IL 61008.

*Please include a note with your name and address with your book donation so that we may be sure to send you a thank you note.