There are several easy ways to donate to Rx for Reading.  Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

1)  Donate with your credit card through our Detroit Mercy Giving Page. In just a few minutes you can make a tax-deductible  donation of any amount.  Because of our partnership with the national non-profit First Book, every $10 donation allows us to purchase 5 brand new books for kids in Detroit.

2)  Checks or books can be mailed to:  Rx for Reading Detroit; University of Detroit Mercy; 4001 W. McNichols Road; Detroit, MI 48221.  Checks should be made out to University of Detroit Mercy with “Rx for Reading” in the memo line.  Please include your contact information so that we can send you a thank you and a donation receipt.

3) Contact Rx for Reading to make arrangements for your donation of books to be picked up or to make an easy delivery to  the University of Detroit Mercy Campus.

4)  Organize an Rx for Reading Book Drive!  We can provide all of the materials you need for your church, school, or community organization to organize a book drive for Rx for Reading.

5) Publishers, Authors, or Booksellers can make a tax-deductible donation of new or remaindered books.  Contact Rx for Reading for more information.


Rx for Reading Detroit is housed under University of Detroit Mercy’s 501(c)3 tax-exempt status and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.