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Pay-It-Forward is back with a very special holiday event!
Can we collect 300 children's books for Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance's Adopt-a-Family, providing gifts for families in need this holiday season?

What is DBFA?
DBFA is an independent alliance of thousands of families committed to city living. Our mission is to connect communities to create an "urban village" and empower families to advocate for good schools, safe streets, and great neighborhoods. 

Since 2008 DBFA has been making the holidays brighter by matching generous donors with families in need at local Baltimore City Public Schools!  Community Schools Coordinators at Wolfe St Academy, Margaret Brent Elementary, Waverly Elementary/Middle and Govans Elementary will identify participating families by early November.  

How do I participate? 
To contribute to this initiative, place the books in the carousel below in your cart and check out, making sure to note "Pay it Forward" or "Adopt a Family" in the instructions box so we know these go toward the book drive.

If you are planning on stopping by the store, you can also pick books out personally from our kids section or pull a book off of our book tree, which has ornaments with a book listed on each one found on the DBFA wishlist.
 



 
 
 


 

 
 

 

 

Looking for books for your 6-9 year old or 8-12 year old? Here's a list of our top picks!