Give the Gift of Literacy!

Trying to figure out what to give this holiday season?  Give the gift of literacy.  Here are a few special literacy initiatives for the holidays.  

  • First Book:  From now until December 31, 2011, for every 1 dollar you donate to First Book, Disney Publishing has graciously agreed to donate 1 new book to a child in need! 
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop:  Are you purchasing a Build –A- Bear?  Build-A-Bear will donate 50 cents to First Book for every Read Teddy they sell this Christmas season.
  • Barnes and Noble Holiday Book Drive:  Barnes and Noble is holding a holiday book drive.  Upon checkout, you will be asked whether you would like to donate a book.  Books will benefit various literacy organizations.
  • Philosophy:  Are you a fan of philosophy’s fantastic bath and shower products.  Well, philosophy is donating 100% of the net proceeds from all sales of their Sweet
    Fresh Cream shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath to First Book.
  • Better World Books:  Every time you purchase a book, Better World Books donates a book to a child in need.
  • I See Me!:  I See Me makes personalized books for kids, featuring their names and images.  A personalized book is a great gift idea for a child of any age.  When you check out, if you enter “firstbook” as a coupon code, they’ll will donate 10% of sales to First Book and plus you will get 10% off your order.
  • Reach Out and Read:  ROR is holding a special Holiday Book Drive.  Click on the link to donate!
Happy Holidays!

Ciji Dodds


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