"From what we get,
we can make a living;
what we give, however, makes a life."
       –Arthur Ashe


Native Sons is happy to receive soft-cover books to send into juvenile detention facilities. They need not be brand new but should be clean and in good condition to be approved. You may send books appropriate for juveniles to:

Native Sons

PO Box 3656

Youngstown, OH 44513

Please use discretion about book content. Overt sexual content and/or violence is not permissible in most institutions and will be rejected. 


We welcome your financial contributions! Operating strictly as a not-for-profit, Native Sons ensures that 100% of your donation will be used for literacy projects. You may send a check or money order to the address listed above, or feel free to make a PayPal donation below. The more we receive, the more we can make a difference.

Thank you for your generosity!