MLK Jr. Book Drive

In celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the United Way of Central Massachusetts is collecting *NEW* books focused on social justice, freedom, and diversity to be donated to K-5 students participating in the Worcester Remote Learning Hub Collaborative.

How You Can Help

Purchase a book from our Amazon wishlist

Shop local and purchase a book at Bedlam Book Cafe at 138 Green Street, Suite 1, Worcester ( or Tidepool Bookshop at 372 Chandler Street, Worcester (

Mail books directly to the United Way of Central MA at 484 Main Street, Suite 300, Worcester, MA 01608, or contact to discuss pick up or drop off options.


The United Way of Central Massachusetts is also inviting students in grades 5-8 to join us in designing book covers to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. through art! Prizes will be awarded at each grade level and if you have any questions or concerns you may reach out to