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Whenever as natural  disaster occurs, Be the Star You Are!® charity mobilizes to ship books, DVD's. dames, puzzles, videos, and other resources to the victims through our Operation Disaster Relief Programs.

Our volunteers are now packing boxes for Operation Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief. We are shipping to specified locations to help families who suffer a loss and give them the gift of a brand new book.

If you are an author, publisher, or individual ual who would like to donate a case of BRAND NEW BOOKS (we are not shipping used items), please contact us at and we will vet you and get you the location to ship your donation. You will receive a tax deductible receipt from us for your donation.

We also need financial donations to ship these books. You can make a difference in the lives of someone in need. We seek volunteers to help BTSYA secure donations to our Paypal account to accomplish this. Kids helping kids. A donation of $25 ships a small box of books, $100 buys and ships a case of 28 brand new books to anywhere in the continental USA.
Any amount will help the victims.

All donations are tax deductible. Donations can be made directly from our website at or make a DONATION through PAYPAL GIVING FUND and PAYPAL with 100% going to BTSYA with NO FEES:

Thank you for helping those who are suffering with this newest disaster.

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Thanks for your support. Everyone Counts!!!!

Books were shipped to: Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, and South Carolina. Special thanks to Brooks Olbrys, Diana Zimmerman, Lee Ann Mancini for the generous donation of books.

Testimonials from a sampling of beneficiaries:

  • We received the beautiful books you sent to First Books of Beaufort to help us with Hurricane Matthew Relief. Thank you so much!” Peg Schlichtemeier, First Books of Beaufort, South Carolina


  • The books are beautiful!! Thank you again for the generous donation! Those books will be a wonderful gift for the many children we serve this Christmas.” Nadine King, Christmas Come True, Florida

  • “Thank you so much for your shipments! These will make great Christmas gifts and we are really excited that we can get them to the kids. They are great books !!!!” Vincent J. DelMonte, Executive Director, Frank Callen Boys & Girls Clubs

  • “Thank for your generous gift of books to Greenbriar Children’s Center. The girls and boys at our Early Childhood Education Centers will enjoy these books for years to come. Your commitment to empowering children through reading will make a positive impact to improve literacy in our community. By providing your helping hand, you have helped displaced children in our community weather a crisis. You are a blessing to the agency.” Gena Taylor, Executive Director, Greenbriar Children’s Center, Savannah, Georgia

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