There are many ways to support Achieve Now's efforts to help all Philadelphia school children read at grade level. 

Choose one of these options and help for an entire school year:

Other ways to provide support

Donate by mail  

You can send a check, made payable to Achieve Now, along with your name, address, e-mail and phone number to:

Achieve Now
1735 Market St., Ste A500
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Amazon Smile

Achieve Now makes it easy for you to donate just by doing what you love to do: shop! Select Achieve Now as your charity of choice on Even better, tell ten friends to do the same—our students will thank you for it!

You can also donate to Achieve Now through GoodSearch, where you'll find coupons and offers at thousands of top retailers. A portion of each purchase is donated to a select cause, so designate Achieve Now as your charity of choice on and start making a difference today!

United Way Donor Choice

You can ask that your annual United Way campaign contribution be directed to Achieve Now. Visit your company's United Way representative, use the code 52611, designate your gift to Achieve Now, and enjoy watching smiles for on young students' as they learn to read!

Matching gifts

Check to see whether your employer offers a donor match program.. Many corporations have programs that will double your gift—or more!

Memorial or honorary gift

A memorial gift perpetuates the values that defined a loved one’s life. Honorary gifts commemorate a significant event or an exceptional person who is still living. Families of those so honored will be notified of your gift; the amount, however, remains private.

If you are interested in making a memorial or honorary gift, please contact our Executive Director, Shawn Kairschner, via email at or by phone at 267.515.3558.

Host a fundraiser or social event

Are a member of a business that would like to partner with Achieve Now? We’re always looking to collaborate on innovative fundraising opportunities: hosting a silent auction; donating a portion of retail sales; or sponsoring a special Achieve Now night.

Other ways to give

These items can be gifted to Achieve Now as part of your estate planning: Money and other assets; closely-held stocks and publicly-traded securities; retirement plan assets; tangible personal property, including real estate gifts; and life insurance and death benefits.


Below is a list of items you can donate to help every day.

Office space!

Equipment Needed:

  • New Copier (Xerox WorkCentre; Canon ImageRunner)

  • Desktop Computer (Apple iMac 27-inch; HP Envy Phoenix)

  • Color Printer (Brother MFC-J985DW; Canon Pixma MG5720)

Supplies Needed:

  • Gift cards for office supply and consumer electronics stores

  • Copy paper: white, 8.5x11

  • Mailing labels (#5160)

Services Needed:

  • Board and committee members

  • Volunteer coaches capable of committing to one hour a week, every week.

  • Advertising/ promotional services

  • IT advice and support

  • Legal work and advice

  • Business analysis and planning

  • Volunteers to distribute Achieve Now promotional materials at schools, libraries, and after-school programs

Items for Students:

  • Books for K-2 students

Items to Auction:

  • Tickets to theatre, concerts, sporting events

To donate a wishlist item, please contact us at and let us know what you have in mind. We will complete all paperwork and arrange for the item to be picked up.

Donations to Achieve Now are tax deductible. Our tax ID number is 38-3920150.