The Heart of America Foundation

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Basic Information

Address: 401 F Street, NW Suite 325 Washington, DC 20001
Phone Number: 202-347-6278
Fax Number: 202-347-8599
Director: Angie Halamandaris

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Literacy and Volunteerism
Clearances Required: No
Background Check: No
Population Served: Across the country
Ages for Volunteer: All ages
Hours of Service: 9am-5pm
Days of Service: Monday-Friday
Mission Statement:

The Heart of America Foundation’s focus is to provide children in need everywhere with the tools to read, succeed and make a difference. A national nonprofit headquartered in Washington, DC, its programs uniquely combine volunteerism and literacy. Since 1997, the organization has provided children living in poverty with over 1.8 million books, and has helped volunteers serve more than 1 million hours giving back to the community through these efforts.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

We combine literacy and volunteerism to help children read, succeed and make a difference!


--Adopt a School Month
--Cherry Blossom Book Distribution Event
--National Global Youth Service Day
--Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Book Distribution Event
--Sweet Charity

Additional Information:

We are in great need of book handler's at our warehouse. Volunteers are welcome Monday-Friday, between 9am and 5pm. You can volunteer for half a day or for a full day, and will be working with our Warehouse Specialist. The books you will be handling will likely be distributed directly into the hands of needy children within the next couple of months!