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Book, magazine donations sought

The Volunteer Resources Office at Stanford Health Care receives many requests each day from patients and families for magazines and books to help pass the time.

The Volunteer Resources Office at Stanford Health Care is asking for help in boosting its supply of current reading materials.

The office receives many requests each day from patients and families for magazines and books to help pass the time. Below are the guidelines for donated materials:

  • Magazines: no religious or adult content and nothing older than January 2016, although the office will accept older issues of such publications as The Smithsonian, The Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker.
  • Books: any hard- or soft-cover books, with the exception of cookbooks, textbooks or books with religious or adult content.


Donations can be dropped off in Guest Services at the Volunteer Resources Office, located in Pavilion B, Level 1, Room H1130H.

A donation sticker will be placed over the mailing address to protect the privacy of those who donate reading materials.

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