CASD Book Drive, a program of CASD's Outreach Committee


Donate new or gently used books to children in need! 

2017 Annual CASD Member Book DRIVE

To help reach our goal of providing 1,200 K-5 at risk Porter Elementary students with non-religious, grade appropriate books, to take home and read during summer vacation.

Donate 1 or more NEW or GENTLY USED (like new) books  (Yes, 1 book will help immensely!)

How Do I Get the Books into the hands of Porter Elementary Students:  2  EASY options:  Delivery or Drop-Off.

Option 1:
Mail Delivery of one or more books via Amazon or other Online store directly to Book Drive Chair:
Lori Mendez, 4267 Conner Court, San Diego, CA  92117

Option 2:
Personal delivery of your new or gently used books to the following law offices who have graciously agreed to house book collection bins in their respective offices:

1. Chihak and Martel, 12555 High Bluff Drive, Ste. 150, San Diego, CA  92130
2. Gomez Trial Attorneys, 655 West Broadway, Ste. 1700, San Diego, CA  92101

Option 3:
For those who would prefer to make a monetary contribution, we've made it extra easy for you to do so online. Choose from a list of pre-set amounts ranging from $5-$500

Other Info./Suggestions:
*Donating even one book will help immensely!
*The books can be hard or soft back.
*Good choices are Caldecott Medal and Newbery Award Winners, Scholastic books, or any of your children’s favorite books.

For More Info./Questions, Please Contact:
CASD Book Drive Chair Lori Mendez at 858/205-2433, or via e-mail at:; or
Ilima Eastwood at CASD at: 619/696-1294  or via e-mail at:  

Deadline to drop off all books or donations is Tuesday, May 25 at 3 pm.


CASD Office: 2535 Camino del Rio South, Ste. 345, San Diego CA 92108