".. the donation of the treasure chest of books not only captivated the attention of our kids, but also motivated them to read more." D Shirvanian, ED/ Tec. Director Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad

Thank You to our Generous Benefactors

Pam Slater- Price, San Diego County Supervisor,
San Diego National Bank, Target

A special thank you to:
The Ramsayers
A. Sundstrom
S. Dalager
M. Quijada
N. Pike
B. Lippert


There are several ways to donate to the Kiwanis Literacy Program. You can donate money to our program or donate new or gently-used books and other materials that will help The Good Ship Literacy on its mission.

To Donate Books:

Books and Treasure Chest booty (jewelry) can be picked up or dropped off at one of the following addresses:

  • Morris Pike, 217 Cerro Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Larry Marquardt, 2048 Manchester, Cardiff, CA 92007

To Donate Money:

You can use Paypal to donate your tax-exempt dollars through their secure web site.  Just click the Donate button below.

or send a check made payable to
KCGE Foundation
PO Box 230635
Encinitas, CA 92023

Please note that all donations designated for the Literacy Program are exclusively utilized within the literacy program and are fully tax deductible.

Donation Factoids:

  • A donation of $35.00 pays for the materials to build a Treasure Chest.
  • $300.00 buys and fills a chest with 40 age/interest appropriate books

Donation Levels

  • Buccaneer - $50 - $200
  • First Mate - $250 - $500
  • Bronze Club - $1,000 - $1,500
  • Silver Club - $2,000 - $2,500
  • Gold Club - $3,000 or more
  • Other, any donation amount


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