Monetary Contributions(may be tax deductible) 

Every little bit helps: it only takes $10 to send four packages of books to incarcerated women. In addition, a tax-deductible donation of $75 will pay our rent for a whole month. Please make your check out to Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM) and write  “For CBWP” in the memo line of your check. CLAIM is a 501(c)3 organization and they act as our fiscal sponsors. You can send checks or cash to us at:

Chicago Books to Women in Prison
P O Box 14778
Chicago IL 60614

For information about donating books or office supplies, please see our Donations page.

Special Thanks
The following organizations have supported Chicago Books to Women in Children through grants and donations:

  • Chicago Foundation for Women, 2007
  • McDougal Littell, $1200 grant in 2005

1,723 packages so far in 2017!

That's 1,513 packages of books and 210 blank journals—and counting. In 2016 we sent 3,901 packages (3,310 packages of books and 591 blank journals). Many thanks to all our supporters! (updated April 23, 2017)

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We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All or part of your gift may be tax-deductible as a charitable contribution.

Help us fill special requests

Learn what we're looking for now (updated April 20, 2017)

• Check out our Amazon Wish List
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