Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

8 people think this is good

13 Year Old Girl Distributes Over 1 Million Books To Kids In Need


Meet Maria Keller, a not-so-ordinary 5th grader from Plymouth, Minnesota. The book-lover, turned champion of literacy founded a successful 501c3 nonprofit – Read Indeed – when she was just 8 years old. Her mission: to get 1 million books into the hands of kids in need before she turns 18. Amazingly… she’s already five years ahead of schedule!

Continue to



  1. {{}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.


Posting comment...

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    So cool! Great to see such young kids wanting to get active like this!

    • WomenYSK

      So awesome! Thanks for your comment Alessandra!