(919) 443-9331
Serving Durham, North Carolina

Who we are

First Pages is a nonprofit organization serving the literacy needs of children under age 5 in Durham, North Carolina. In response to research showing the importance of a literacy-rich home environment, First Pages currently provides “book bundles” to families at easily accessible locations, with hopes of expanding programs in the future.

Recent Posts

What can $5 really do?

May 16, 2017

Sometimes we have friends of First Pages tell us they would like to make a monetary donation to First Pages, but they could “only” donate $5, so they don’t bother.  But wait!  Because we are a small, hyper-local nonprofit that relies heavily on in-kind donations of books, we can make $5 go a long way! […]

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Durham ReUse Rodeo

May 16, 2017

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than recycling on a mass scale?  Keep Durham Beautiful, the City of Durham Solid Waste Management, and Durham County Division of Solid Waste Management partnered together to create a “one stop drop” donation event on Saturday, April 22nd.  The event was hosted at the Lakewood Shopping Center and nonprofits […]

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Not So Normal Race Weekend

May 16, 2017

“Because normal isn’t good enough!”  That’s the slogan of the Not So Normal Race series held in Carrboro, NC each spring.  In the winter of 2016, race director Jay Radford approached First Pages about benefiting from their race’s book collection efforts.  So on Saturday, April 1st First Pages volunteers set up a table to accept […]

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Special Events

Give: Time, countdown to #givingtuesday

Nov. 15 | All day!

As part of a countdown to #givingtuesday, we are asking all of our First Pages supporters to give us their ‘time’ by hosting a book drive for First Pages.

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Give: Talent, countdown to #givingtuesday

Nov. 22 | All day!

As part of our count down to #givingtuesday, on Tuesday November 22nd we are asking all of our supporters to give their talent. We invite you to sign up as a First Pages volunteer today!

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Give: Treasure, #givingtuesday

Nov. 29 | All Day!

Join us for the social media driven event, #givingtuesday. First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday, and now Giving Tuesday. Nonprofits around the country are joining forces to create a wave of good in their communities by asking for support during this season of giving.

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(919) 443-9331
Serving Durham, North Carolina

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