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Be An Angel

Be an angel this holiday season and give a new book purchased from Red Balloon to a St. Paul student in need.

Red Balloon proudly offers a 20% discount on books purchased to be donated! We also pay forward all gift wrapping tips during this annual book drive. Keep the holidays merry for all: donate a book! Our book drive kicks off at our Santa Storytime.


Be An Angel is proud to support Reading Partners Twin Cities and Saint Paul Public School's Project REACH.

Reading Partners    

Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. The program partners with under-resourced schools and engage volunteer reading partners to work one-on-one with students who struggle with reading for 45 minutes twice a week, following a structured, research-based curriculum. For more information about Reading Partners, visit their website.

Project REACH is a Saint Paul Public Schools shelter and street-based program that promotes the academic success and school stability of homeless children and youth. The program staff serve pre-K and school-age children who are in temporary housing situations.  For more information about Project REACH, visit their website.


To donate books online to the Be An Angel drive, add any book to your cart and use coupon code BEANANGEL. Select "pick-up at store" for your shipping option and we'll automatically add those books to our book drive. 

If you would prefer for to donate cash and have us select books for you, choose an amount below.


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