in-kind donations of storytent supplies

StoryTent Supplies

With so many children visiting the StoryTents each week, we often need to replace our carpets, chairs and other program supplies. Here is a list of the items we need. We accept new and gently used items.

  • Large area rugs
  • Camp chairs
  • Large bean bags
  • Large plastic bins
  • Lanyards
  • Sunscreen
  • Antibacterial solution
  • 10x10ft commercial canopies
in-kind donation of storytent toys and prizes

Prizes and Toys

Kids earn book bucks for every book they read and then spend their bucks on prizes ranging from pencils and candies to sporting goods and bikes. We  rely on donations to make sure we never run out of goodies the children can purchase. If you are interested in donating prizes in bulk, please contact

Please deliver all prize donations to our office in mission valley.

Not sure what kind of prizes to get? See our Amazon Wish List!

in-kind donation of time and volunteering


We often need help in the office:

  1. Organizing our merchandise
  2. Managing our supplies
  3. Prepping mailers or

Become a Reading Role Models at the StoryTents… Are you ready to fuel imaginations, inspire dreams and help families discover a love of
reading for the first time? If so, then volunteering with us may be the thing for you!

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We use new and unused toys to provide reading incentive to kids in our StoryTents. Kids earn Book Bucks for reading, and they can then redeem their Book Bucks for toys and prizes.

We are currently requesting auction items for our annual gala and for our anniversary event. 

Please fill out our in-kind donation form and we will get in touch with you within one business day.

From the thousands of kids we serve:

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Traveling Stories is a 501c3 nonprofit. Our EIN # is 32-0298884

Traveling Stories helps kids in the U.S. develop strong literacy skills, confidence in their ability to read out loud and a love for reading!

50% of adults in America cannot read a book written at an eighth grade level
— National Center for Adult Literacy