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Donations & proceeds to benefit local charities around Tucson

2019 Make Way for Books

Make Way for Books, the primary beneficiary of the Tucson Classics Car Show , is a nonprofit literacy program that provides services and resources for children, parents, and educators throughout Southern Arizona. Make Way For Books creates a culture of literacy for children from birth to age 5 and their families by fostering a child’s readiness to read and learn as they enter school, ensuring their future academic success.

TCCS has donated $70,288 to Make Way for Books in 2018. Resulting in a cumulative total of $228,311 over the first three years of a five year commitment.

Jenny Volpe (CEO of Make Way for Books) receives donation check from Rotary Club of Tucson

Make Way for Books shows its appreciation after receiving a handsome donation check in 2018, read more.

Make Way For Books Programs include:

  • Neighborhood School Readiness Project
  • Family education and literacy
  • The Story Project
  • Community programs

Get Involved
The volunteers make programs happen. Here are ways you can help out:

Deliver books for Blue Book Houses
Volunteers looking for a flexible time commitment can stop by the office once a month to pick up their deliveries.

Become a Storytime Volunteer
Volunteers visit preschools and childcare centers weekly to share books, songs, and puppets with toddlers and preschool-age children in whole and small group settings. 

Volunteer at our office
From preparing literacy kits and creating storyboards, to processing books for our Blue Book House project, volunteers are needed for office projects.

Host a Book Drive
Ask for books in place of birthday presents. Host a book drive at your school or business place. We can help!

Become a Food for Thought Volunteer 
Help Make Way for Books provide goodies and meals for workshops, meetings, and other work-related gatherings.

Grants from the 2018 Show: $175,721

Make Way for Books

Creating a culture of literacy for children from birth to age 5 and their families by fostering a child’s readiness to read and learn as they enter school, ensuring their future academic success.

We provided a $70,288 grant to Make Way for Books in 2018.

SARSEF

Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation is creating the next generation of critical thinkers and problem solvers through real life science and engineering projects and educational outreach to students, teachers and parents with a focus in rural and high poverty areas.

We provided a $35,144 grant to SARSEF in 2018.

Wright Flight

Motivates Students to achieve higher goals in academics and personal behavior by earning the opportunity to learn to fly an airplane.

We provided a $35,144 grant to Wright Flight in 2018.

Interfaith Community Services

Helping individuals in need to achieve stable, healthy, independent lives.

We provided an $8,786 grant to Interfaith Community Services in 2018.

Job Path

Providing opportunities for the impoverished to achieve financial independence through education, job training in local high demand careers.
We provided an $8,786 grant to Job Path in 2018

We provided an $8,786 grant to Job Path in 2018.