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Day 11: Take Time To Read

We love going into schools and spending time with students. It is an easy way to connect with and positively impact young people. That investment of time, no matter how big or small, may be the best investment you ever make. Today we had the opportunity to visit a kindergarten class at Adams Elementary. It was a great… Continue reading Day 11: Take Time To Read

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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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A Little Free Library

Thirteen new libraries have popped up around our city over the last six months.  These libraries are making books available in the neighborhoods where children live and go to school.  Areas of our city that need books to help improve the literacy rates of children in need.   These libraries are not large brick buildings… Continue reading A Little Free Library

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Day 20: Book Donation

As a community, we must get books into the hands of children.  Especially children who live in poverty.  Children in families that live below the poverty line are less likely to read at home and less likely to be read to by an adult.  Limited resources keep these families from building a library of book… Continue reading Day 20: Book Donation

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Day 18: Take Time To Read

Making an investment in children is one of the best investment's you can make.  The payoff, for you as an individual, is great regardless of the size of the investment. Today, we made a small investment in a group of children at Adams Elementary.  I visited Mrs. Craig's class this afternoon to read them a… Continue reading Day 18: Take Time To Read

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Books From the Heart

Every month, more than 1400 books are distributed to hospitalized children in Northeast Indiana.   Each book is delivered by a small cart powered by the strength of a volunteer and the love of an organization's heart.  Kate's Kart is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide a comforting diversion for hospitalized children and… Continue reading Books From the Heart