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Inspiring People to Care for the Earth

Our Rescue Projects are Funded by Your Generous Donations Print E-mail
Book Rescue
Your donations help us bring books and school supplies to children in need. SCARCE appreciates tax-deductible donations of any amount!  
The demand for the items we collect has grown. During the past year, SCARCE has provided 4,643 visitors to our facility with approximately 200,000 books.  We've also given away 6,095 boxes of school supplies, 9,478 Super Crayons, and 952 bags of crayons as well as white boards, overhead projectors, small electronics, musical instruments, furniture pieces, and many more needed items.  Running these programs is only possible through donations--there is no government funding for them.
If you would like to support our programs, which include the Book Rescue, Tools for Schools, and Super Crayon projects, please make a tax-deductible donation.  Use the buttons on the right of this page for credit card donations.

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Checks and cash are also welcome. Mail a check to SCARCE and we'll be sure to send you a receipt:    
799 Roosevelt Road, Building 2, Suite 108
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Note: Paypal is used for secure credit card processing. You can make donations using your Paypal account, or any credit card (you do not need to have a paypal account). To use a credit card look for the credit card logos on the left side of the PayPal screen. You may need to click a link that says "Continue" on the paypal page to use a credit card. SCARCE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. You should receive an email documenting your donation from paypal. Receipts are also available from SCARCE.

If you would like to donate books and/or school supplies or if you would like to collect items for recycling (another source of funding for our projects), please visit our Recycle@SCARCE webpage for a list of the items we accept.  All donations or collections on our behalf are appreciated.  Thank you so much!


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