Last month, Get Rich Slowly readers pledged $964 for First Book, a charity that gives children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their first new books. First Book wrote to share another way to help:

Thank you very much for raising money for First Book in the Blogathon! I was wondering if you would be willing to help First Book again by promoting our current fundraiser on your blog.

August 26 and 27 are Borders National Benefits Days. First Book is handing out a coupon for 10% off at Borders on those days — and an additional 10% of purchases made with the coupon will be donated back to First Book by Borders. A good way to save money on back-to-school purchases and help First Book at the same time.


To print this coupon, visit First Book

Promoting childhood literacy is one of the best ways to foster future wealth. If you’ve been needing to buy some books, this would be a great time to do so.