Bookspine PH's BookDonate program helps you make good use of your pre-loved reads by donating them for a good cause.
WHAT IS BOOKDONATE?
BookDonate, an initiative by BookSpine PH, aims to support non-profit organizations with the advocacy of spreading literacy among Filipino children.
Through BookDonate, people can donate all kinds of books and supplies which are then sold on the BookSpine PH platforms - significant part of proceeds from the sales are then donated to our partners like Read to Achieve Foundation.
We make sure that your donations are put to good use
Sold on our website
A significant portion of our proceeds will be donated to our partner beneficiary, Read-to-Achieve Foundation.
Read to Achieve Foundation
Books will be given upon careful evaluation or discretion of the donor.
BOOKDONATE TRANSPARENCY REPORT
With your contribution, here is what we achieved from first to third quarter of 2022:
Received for donation
Donated books sold
Through our online platforms
To Read to Achieve Foundation from selling donated books
HOW TO DONATE
Making an impact in 3 simple steps
You may sign up below.
Or scan the QR code provided:
Pack your items
Prepare your items to be donated. Place them in a bag or box. Label every box with your:
Depending on your preferred shipping method, drop-off point, and pick-up availability, the team will send you a schedule as to:
When to drop-off your items at one of our locations;
When to deliver your items to one of our locations; or
When to have your items picked-up
Frequently Asked Questions
All kinds of books (regardless of genre) and extra stationery office supplies are accepted – as these will also be examined and sorted out by our team.
Foremost, BookSpine PH condemns redistribution of illegally reprinted and pirated books.
No, all kinds of books, extra stationery, office supplies are accepted – as these will also be examined and sorted out by our team.
All genres of books are accepted since our team will examine and sort out what books will be suitable for our partner beneficiaries.
Depending on the books' conditions and usability, they will either be sold on our website, directly sent to our partner beneficiary, or sold in junk shops.
Significant portion of sales go to beneficiaries
Unsold books/supplies stay on our website unless decided to be donated directly to our partner beneficiary.
BookSpine PH will make sure to keep you updated on the status of your donations from if they were:
posted on the website (if available or sold)
donated directly to the foundation or other organizations
sold to junk shops for cash (which will still be given to our partner)
Free pick-ups will be given to all donors inside Metro Manila who will donate at least 20 books. However, it may still depend on the kind and condition of the books.
Donors will receive 1 point (equivalent to PhP 1) per book donated. These can be used on buying books and supplies at bookspine.ph – no minimum spend! This will be valid a year from the date of issuance, non-transferrable.
This is from a case-to-case basis. Depending on the conditions, usability, and number of your books, we can accept them since these would still be helpful to other students and children. However, BookSpine PH may not guarantee a total shoulder of its shipping fee. In addition, we only accept work and textbooks for college.
We don't charge fees to those who want to donate other than the shipping fee if they don’t qualify for the free pick-up option.