DECLUTTERING BOOKS? WE GOT YOU!

BookSpine PH’s offers BookDonate program to help you make good-use of your pre-loved reads by either donating them!

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 - bulk of proceeds from the sales are then donated to our partners like Read to Achieve Foundation.

BOOKDONATE

We make sure that your donations are put to good use



  • Sold on our website

    60% of BookDonate sales are 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
BOOKDONATE TRANSPARENCY REPORT

With your contribution, here is what we achieved from first to third quarter of 2022:



  • 4,985

    Total books

    Received for donation


  • 112

    Donated books sold

    Through our online platforms


  • ₱12,279.90

    Amount donated

    To Read to Achieve Foundation
    from selling donated books

HOW TO DONATE

Making an impact in 3 simple steps

STEP 1

Sign-Up

You may sign up below.

Or scan the QR code provided:

BDxPB QR Code

STEP 2

Pack your items

Prepare your items to be donated. Place them in a bag or box. Label every box with your:

  • Name
  • Contact number
  • BookDonate ID Number
  • Quantity of books donated

Or you can print this BookDonate Label Template.

STEP 3

Wait for your schedule

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

BookDonate


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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.

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No, all kinds of books, extra stationery, office supplies are accepted – as these will also be examined and sorted out by our team.

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All genres of books are accepted since our team will examine and sort out what books will be suitable for our partner beneficiaries.

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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.

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The matrix are as follows:
  • 60% of sales go to beneficiaries
  • 40% of sales to BookSpine PH
  • unsold books/supplies stay on our website unless decided to be donated directly to our partner beneficiary.

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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)

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.