Read or gift one of our awesome Stories or Donate and begin to build a fresh fiction library. Peruse our Authors, investigate our Grant Programs or take a look at our favorite Charities!

An easy quick description of what we do
2019 Compassionate Chronicle Winner Victoria Linner

Victoria Linner, recipient of the 2019 Fall Compassionate Chronicle Grant.

2019 Spring Compassionate Chronicle Grant Winner Alexander Koht

Author Alexander Koht, recipient of the 2019 Spring Compassionate Chronicle Grant on Words for Charity.

2018 Fall Compassionate Chronicle Awardee Carolyn Boykin

Contributing author Carolyn Boykin, recipient of the Compassionate Chronicle Grant.

2019 Benevolent Quill Winner Danielle DiNatale

A short interview with Author Danielle DiNatale, recipient of the 2019 Benevolent Quill Grant.

Watch full interviews with our Grant Awardees and other videos at our Youtube Channel

Why Words for Charity?

We figured if you can run, bike or walk for charity, why not read and write for one?
So we created Words For Charity - the only place where you can publish or buy a short story knowing that your contribution will benefit one of our highly vetted US charities.

If you're a writer, it's the place to get published and validated by our esteemed literary ambassadors.
If you're a reader, it's the place to savor fresh stories written by new writers and culled by creative writing professionals.

The first creative content marketplace operated by Publish for Charity (a not for profit 501c3 corporation) Words for Charity is the home of the "give back buzz".

Words for Charity lets me give back to the charities I care most about.

Ruth Peterson, Philanthropist

Everyone that aspires to be a writer and has a heart for charity [should] try to be a part of Words for Charity.

Carolyn Boykin, Author Contributor

I love the fact the stories are curated so there's a level of quality not available elsewhere.

Carl Koepke, Avid Reader

It's a great way to catch a "Give-Back-Buzz".

How do I catch a "Give-Back-Buzz"?

Publish a Story

It's easy. Decide which of your stories is most likely to move a reader to tears, laughter or transformative introspection. Next, choose the partner charity you'd most like to support. Finally, fill out the form below and submit your story with it!

Discover New Authors

Our literary ambassadors have dedicated their skill and experience to cull the stories that intrigue, entertain and transcend the daily mundane.

We are confident that you will find a quality of work here that will have you coming back for more!

Share the Buzz

We would welcome a post on facebook, a tweet, or just a good word at party or barbecue.

If you are a member of a writing group, feel free to contact our Executive Director, Jay Prenta @ 847-241-1611, to discuss obtaining marketing materials that you can share.

To volunteer as an Ambassador or to take on any other role, contact

Give and Go

This is an opportunity to spread your donation across multiple charities in one easy step.

You will receive credit towards future reading selections for ultimate flexibility and generosity.

You can use your donation pool to grab a new story, or even gift a story to a friend. And when you send someone a story you love from Words for Charity, you're sending a Gift that gives back twice.

Become a Contributing Author!

Words for Charity is happy to accept reprints and simultaneous submissions.
Please make sure that all rights have reverted to you before you submit your story.

Just open an account, submit your most riveting stories and wait for our literary ambassadors to read it. If they give it a nod, your fans will be donating to the charity of your choice every time they download your story.

Once you're published, we offer some writerly perks to help promote your creativity and generosity. You will be able to see how many people read your stories and participate in private messaging with your fans anonymously to get helpful feedback and praise.

You can read our complete Terms and Conditions here.

Sign up now and upload your story!

Words for Charity Respects your Privacy

  1. We will use this information for internal purposes only. We do not share information you provide with third parties for commercial purposes.
  2. We do not collect Credit card information directly on our site, and use a third party company to manage and secure your donations.
  3. We do not provide our charities with your contact or financial information. Donations made through Direct Donate buttons go directly into the accounts of our charities for their private use.
  4. To view our complete Privacy Policy please click here


WFC is proud to offer New Voices and their passionate works for those who enjoy giving and the pleasure of reading Fresh Stories

Buy a story

  • Dollars go to the assigned charity
  • Pay only for a single story
  • Immediate download for any device
  • Submit anonymous critiques to authors
  • No pressure
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All donations for these creative works is 100% tax deductible
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WFC Charity Choices

Every time you choose a story your donation goes to a charity your author has chosen, but we don't just drop your cash in any jar.

In 2017 100% of donations for stories went directly to the charities selected. We are committed to continuing a rate of 95% or higher in the coming years.

WFC carefully selects charities that represent a cross spectrum of the needs that effect our everyday lives. Each partner has been vetted with a minimum threshold of returning more than 90% of their donations back to those individuals who require that charities assistance. To learn more please click on any of the icons below.

Neither Words for Charity (WFC), its parent Publish for Charity (PFC), nor any of its team members receive any compensation from nor do we wish to imply any endorsement or partnership of WFC or its parent PFC from the organizations listed below.

Send us your comments or just say Hello!

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