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Day 8: Book Donation

"Learn to love to read." It is a message we have delivered to hundreds of students over the last few years. Whether its volunteering to read in a classroom or speaking to an entire assembly of students, we are advocates for reading and reading programs. In order to improve literacy rates in schools, kids need… Continue reading Day 8: Book Donation

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Day 20: Book Donation

Today, we gave the gift of reading.  We donated some books to local organizations that get books in the hands of kids.  We donated 20 copies of our new book LINNIE MAE'S NEW FRIENDS to Kate's Kart.  The book will be added to the carts in the local hospitals and will be available for sick… Continue reading Day 20: Book Donation

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Day 12: Take Time To Read

I always love going into an elementary classroom and connecting with young people.  I have been doing it monthly for years and it is always a great experience.  The students are always welcoming and extremely excited to see me walk through the door.  Today's experience was no different. As our Day 12 activity I spent… Continue reading Day 12: Take Time To Read

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Linnie Mae: An Exciting Time

It is an exciting time for our new book Linnie Mae's New Friends.  We thought it was time to share another update. 1. We have print proofs of the book in our hands.  We are reviewing them and making any needed changes and modifications at this time.  Once finalized, we will give the green light… Continue reading Linnie Mae: An Exciting Time

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UPDATE: Linnie Mae’s New Friends

Two weeks ago we launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign for our new children's book LINNIE MAE'S NEW FRIENDS.  Our goal was to raise $5000 to help cover the expenses involved in printing and distributing hard copies of the book.  As of this post, we have reached the $3500 dollar mark and 70% funded.  We feel… Continue reading UPDATE: Linnie Mae’s New Friends

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Our First Book: Linnie Mae’s New Friends

As we approach the 2 year anniversary of the creation of Impact 52, it is easy for me to look back and smile at our journey.  It has been an amazing adventure that I am blessed to have had the opportunity to share with my family.  We will never know what real impact, if any,… Continue reading Our First Book: Linnie Mae’s New Friends