Through the end of the year, you can buy a book for a needy child at Joseph Beth Booksellers and receive a 20% discount.  The Reading Reindeer Tree brings books to babes. The project benefits Every Child Succeeds a division of Children's Hospital Medical Center.
As part of that they run a Literacy Program called Bringing Literacy Home.  It targets children birth to three years old.  Research has proved that reading books at home will better prepare children for school. As part of the home visits that are made to the homes of needy families, parents are introduced to information about the development of their children.