Page Ahead is dedicated to helping children in need succeed in school by developing strong reading skills. Page Ahead serves children, families and communities – with new books for children; literacy support for families; and reading resources for communities. As the leading provider of children’s books and literacy services in Washington State, Page Ahead serves more than 21,000 children in need every year.
Partnering with elementary schools, preschools, Head Starts and social service programs, Page Ahead has provided about 2.7 million books to more than 850,000 of Washington State's most vulnerable children since 1990.
More than 90% of the children served by Page Ahead are from low-income families or are living in poverty. Sixty-three percent are minorities.