Civic Geek Catalog Update 1/4/2015

Diverse focus this week, though I still have a lot of literacy-based charities I need to include (there areĀ many out there).

And don’t forget you can find causes sorted by Geekery or by Focus!


  • Female Geeks
    • Geek Girl Dinners – Promotes geek girl friendly events, resources, and connection.
    • She’s Geeky – An SF Bay organization that provides events and and conferences around the USA for women in STEM>

Video Games


  • Books
    • B.I.G. Books – Recycles used books for those in needs.
    • Milk And Bookies – Promotes literacy and book access by encouraging children to engage in book giving and related events.
    • Reach A Reader – An organization that provides donated children’s and YA books that also promotes authors!
    • Reader To Reader – A public charity that brings books to under-resourced schools and libraries, as well as public libraries. They focus on the poorest communities.
  • Literacy
    • International Book Project – Uses sustainable programs and partnerships to combat illiteracy on a global scale – with the goal of ending it.
    • The Reading Tub – A volunteer-run nonprofit promitng family literacy.


– Steven Savage