Welcome to PoWeR! Book Bags!

We are a 501(c)(3) that gives literacy materials to underserved children in Northern Lower Michigan.

Our goal is to increase children's experiences with language and literacy to better understand themselves, communicate with others,  and interact with the world.

Since 2016, we have given children over 144,000 books and over 35,000 bags filled with literacy supplies!

Every child has the right to read.

Click here to read a powerful statement from the International Literacy Association on this topic:

While these are pictures from last year's School Book Give-Aways, we imagine this year children are just as excited as they are receiving their bags of literacy materials and books in the classroom. 


As we've adapted to safely deliver books to kids, we have added six new schools, bringing literacy experiences to over 5,000 kids at our Partnering Schools! 

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Clubhouse Hours

Due to health and safety precautions related to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, only members of our board are able to work at the clubhouse at this time.


Contact us if you would like to take on a project that can be assembled in your home!

Our Address 

101 Dame St., #5, Suttons Bay

Contact kara@powerbookbags.org for more information.

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