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ARCs for a Cause

$10.00 - $100.00

*SOLD OUT while we accumulate more ARCs. Stay tuned for our next ARCs for a Cause in early 2023!* See below for the update from our Holiday ARCs for a Cause in December 2022!

ARC Grab Bag for a Cause

Donate & receive 3 free surprise ARCs!

Select any donation amount & we'll send you three free surprise ARCs!

100% of the donation amount will be donated to the Nemours Children's Health Organization in support of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware (the closest children's hospital to The Book Drop). We simply ask the customer covers $3.99 in shipping so we can donate 100% of the donated amount.

ARCs will be randomly chosen from our ARC stockpile. ARCs will be adult titles that have been published within the last 6 months or will be published within the next 6 months.

When packing your ARCs we will pick a mix of both already published and future publications. ARCs will be an assortment of genres.

Please note donations are nonrefundable and ARCs cannot be returned or exchanged.


What is an ARC?
An ARC is an Advance Reader Copy. That is, it's an electronic and/or print copy of a book that is made available before the official publication of the book (Writer's Digest). ARCs are sent to The Book Drop from publishers in the hopes that we will have the opportunity to read & review the title before pub date, bring the title into our store for bookworm shopping, and/or select the title for our subscription service. We LOVE ARCs but typically receive an extremely generous number of them & sadly we don't have enough time to read them all.


About Giving to Nemours
*Sourced from their website

How Your Gift Helps Children
Thank you for supporting Nemours Children's Health and for touching the lives of children with your generosity. At Nemours, we treat every child as our own — and transform lives in extraordinary ways. We have made it our mission to pursue life-saving research and provide world-class pediatric care in our hospitals and clinics.

As one of the largest not-for-profit organizations devoted to children’s health, Nemours invests in programs and services that benefit the health and lives of children. No matter how small or large, your gift is vital to our mission of helping and healing children.

Your gifts advance these endeavors:
*Provide much-needed outpatient psychosocial support for patients in the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
*Perform an epidemiologic study to determine the frequency of cytomegalovirus, an infection that can cause several serious medical issues, including hearing loss.
*Helps to fund Angel Eyes, a tool that allows a mother in a separate location to view and talk to their infant in the Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware NICU.
*Celebrate prom, a special event for chronically ill children in our inpatient and outpatient setting who miss the chance to attend prom with their classmates due to their medical condition or treatment.
And so much more.


Donations Given

We launched ARCs for a Cause during the 2022 holiday season. We quickly sold out! We raised $845 from all of the ARC purchases. We donated $845 to Nemours Children's Health on 12/16/2022. Thank you to everyone who supported our cause!