Mandela Fellows Visit BFA Warehouse for Mandela Day of Service 2023


July 20th, 2023

The Mandela Fellows visited Books For Africa's St. Paul warehouse to help sort books in honor of the Mandela Day of Service on July 18, 2023.


Books For Africa Celebrates Most Successful Fiscal Year Ever in 2023: Over Four Million Books Shipped

July 17th, 2023

Books For Africa is celebrating its most successful year ever! In FY2023, which closed on June 30th, we shipped over 4 million books to the African continent. Read more in our story!


Twin Cities Book Walk 2023 Raises Funds for African Literacy

June 27th, 2023

Tom Warth, who founded Books For Africa 35 years ago, led 25 supporters on an 11-mile Twin Cities Book Walk on June 24 from the Minneapolis Central Library to the George Latimer Central Library in downtown St. Paul.


Books For Africa Holds Summit Society Reception at Kenyan Embassy in Washington, DC.

June 14th, 2023

Books For Africa leadership was in Washington, D.C. for our annual Summit Society Reception, and to attend the US Global Leadership Coalition annual summit!


Books For Africa 2023 Summer Newsletter

May 31st, 2023

2023 has been a record setting year at Books For Africa! As we approach the end of our fiscal year on June 30th, we hope to surpass 4 million books shipped to Africa this year, which would represent an all-time high-water mark. We are thrilled to bring this momentum into our 35th anniversary year, which will culminate in our A Book For Every Child Gala in September! 


William Kamkwamba Headlines Books For Africa's Reading For All Fundraising Luncheon

May 1st, 2023

Books For Africa’s annual fundraising luncheon was held Friday, April 28th, 2023 at the Town and Country Club in St. Paul, Minnesota. This year’s event, Reading For All, was highlighted by a keynote speech from William Kamkwamba, author and subject of bestseller The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind!