Kiwanis

Service Leadership Programs

Magazine | Media | Shop

Service - Circle K members posing with a BWB collection bin
 TOT

Better World Books

WHO IS BETTER WORLD BOOKS?

Better World Books is an online reseller of used books.  Every time you purchase a book from BetterWorldBooks.com, a book is donated to someone in need.  Operating as a social enterprise, Better World Books rewards nonprofit partners for books collected through books drives.

How can my club work with Better World Books? 

Visit the Better World Books Book Drive Resource Center to SIGN UP and learn how to run a super-successful book drive on your campus!  
The Book Drive Resource Center is a NEW tool dedicated to helping your club have a smooth book drive.  You will find email and social media templates, step-by-step schedules to work from, tips to maximize the benefits of collecting books on campus, acceptance guidelines, and promotional materials for your campus.

Organize the drive: Get volunteers and set goals for your drive. 

Promote the drive: Get the word out via Facebook, posters, text messaging, smoke signals—whatever will work on your campus! 
Sort the books: Empty your bins when they’re full and sort the books. 
Box and ship: Schedule your free shipment of books through RUFIS. 

How much money can my club expect to earn from book drives? 

Monies earned vary with the quantity and quality of books collected and accepted into the BWB inventory. 

How will my club receive information from Better World Books?

Once you SIGN UP to run a book drive via the Book Drive Resource Center you will contacted by your dedicated Better World Books Account Executive.

You also can contact Heidi Brooks, the Better World Books Ambassador on the CKI Service Committee via e-mail at or via phone at (806) 930-9294 about specific CKI questions in regards to Better World Books. 

My club is interested in launching a book drive. Whom should I call to get information about how to host one? 
Your club can register to host a book drive via the Better World Books Book Drive Resource Center.

Will The Eliminate Project still be one of the charities we can donate our book drive money to? 

Yes. Please designate The Eliminate Project as your club’s charity of choice when you register your book drive.
and make a difference in the world. 

Back to Top