Local Partners

International Book Project enjoys ongoing relationships with these organizations. These partnerships facilitate our getting books to those who need them most.

Kentucky Refugee Ministries

Website: kyrm.org

International Book Project provides every refugee family arriving in Fayette County with a bookshelf stocked with books.

Lexington Habitat for Humanity

Website: lexhabitat.org

Once a Habitat home is completed in central Kentucky, we provide a bookshelf along with a collection of books for the family to have in their new home.

Hope Center

Website: hopectr.org

IBP supplies books in Spanish to the Hope Center.

Lexington Public Library

Website: lexpublib.org

Through Friends of the Public Library, International Book Project receives large book donations throughout the year.

Fayette Co. Sheriff’s Office — Books & Badges

Website: fayettesheriff.com

Books & Badges brings Fayette County Deputy Sheriffs into the classroom to read well-known children’s books with the class.

The Race for Education’s Starting Gate

Website: raceforeducation.org

Starting Gate is an afterschool literacy program, in central Kentucky, created to provide middle school students from communities with a high population of low-income, minority families, and English Language Learners with academic and social support services.

The Family Care Center is a division of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, providing support to at-risk families including young mothers with young children. It provides case management for parents, full-day quality childcare, in-home services for new and expectant parents, teen parent education, and pediatric health care.