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JetBlue's ‘Swing for Good' Golf Classic and Fundraising Campaign on Par to Reach $8 Million in Funds Raised for Youth and Education Charities

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-- 11th Annual Swing For Good Initiative Tees up Donations for DoSomething.org, First Book and the JetBlue Foundation --

-- Join JetBlue and 'Bid For Good' on One-of-A-Kind Opportunities and Experiences in an Online Auction to Benefit Non-Profits --

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-- 11th Annual Swing For Good Initiative Tees up Donations for DoSomething.org, First Book and the JetBlue Foundation --

-- Join JetBlue and 'Bid For Good' on One-of-A-Kind Opportunities and Experiences in an Online Auction to Benefit Non-Profits --

Truck of Books Event Gives 40,000 Books to Local Teachers

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Domtar joined forces with First Book and Classroom Central for the third annual Truck of Books event. The two-day literacy promotion offered 40,000 free books for teachers to share with students in Charlotte, North Carolina, including nearby York County, South Carolina.

Pizza Hut “Starts a New Chapter” to Help All Kids Succeed through Reading, Takes Further Action to Support Literacy through Annual Giving Program

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The Literacy Project campaign will provide local communities with books and resources to help kids in need reach their potential

Campaign includes once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience favorite children’s books in “real life”

Nick Lachey, multi-platinum recording artist, TV personality and father of three, joins campaign as ambassador for literacy

 
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The Literacy Project campaign will provide local communities with books and resources to help kids in need reach their potential

Campaign includes once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience favorite children’s books in “real life”

Nick Lachey, multi-platinum recording artist, TV personality and father of three, joins campaign as ambassador for literacy

 

VIDEO | Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project

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Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project represents an expanded global commitment to literacy and reading. While one in five Americans have participated in the BOOK IT! literacy program, there are communities locally in the U.S. and all over the world that still need help. As a result, Pizza Hut has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise organization representing the largest network of educators serving kids in need, to implement a year-round fundraising effort.

JetBlue Celebrates Launch of Service to Nashville With A Day of Surprises at Cane Ridge Elementary School

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May 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On Friday May 6, JetBlue hosted a special day of surprise and delights for students at Cane Ridge

Elementary School in Nashville. Rock band Moon Taxi surprised third and fourth graders with a surprise pop-up concert. Additionally, JetBlue crewmembers read to first and second graders. The airline partnered with First Book to provide #BooksToKids and donated 650 age-appropriate children books, one for each student to take a book home for their personal libraries.

Orlando Radio Advertisers Bring Brand New Books to Orlando Area Students

Support from Local Radio Advertisers Provides 5,000 New Books to Orlando Area Students
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ORLANDO, Fla., February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Orlando Radio Advertisers, Universal Nissan, Universal Hyundai, 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore, RC Hill Mitsubishi and Keiser University have teamed up with nonprofit social enterprise First Book to bring 5,000 brand-new and age-appropriate books to students at Orlando Day Nursery. Funding for this program was generated through participation in CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program.

California Resources Corporation Teams Up With Nonprofit First Book to Distribute Books to Kern County Area Children In Need

1,800 Brand-New Books Distributed to the Housing and Opportunity Foundation of Kern's literacy programs
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Dec. 17, 2015, /3BL Media/ – California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC), an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, has joined nonprofit social enterprise First Book to deliver books to children in need across Kern County. Through its participation in CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program, California Resources Corporation has provided funding for 1,800 brand new books to be distributed to the Housing and Opportunity Foundation of Kern’s literacy programs for underserved children in the Bakersfield Area.

Kia Motors America and First Book to Distribute 40,000 Books to Southern California Educators

18-Wheeler Truck Packed with Brand-New Children’s Books Arrives in Ontario, Calif., to Serve Kids in Need
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LOS ANGELES, October 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Kia Motors America (KMA), one of the fastest-growing car companies in the U.S., is bringing its “Books on Wheels” program to Southern California. Teaming up with nonprofit social enterprise First Book and CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program, Kia volunteers will distribute 40,000 books to area educators and teachers.

"10,000 Adventures" Initiative Promotes a Love of Reading with Gift of Books to Children at MetroWest YMCA

Middlesex Savings Bank and First Book distribute more than 10,000 books to area schools
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September 23, 2015 /3BL Media / - MEDIA ALERT/PRESS INVITATION/PHOTO & INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

A unique collaboration between the nonprofit First Book and Middlesex Savings Bank will provide brand-new books to children enrolled in the MetroWest YMCA’s Schools Out program during the “10,000 Adventures” launch and reading celebration on October 1, 2015.

Students Kick off the School Year With Brand-New Books Through Support From Astoria Bank

5,000 New Books Provided to Two Local New York City Schools
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., September 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Through its participation in CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program, Astoria Bank is funding 5,000 brand-new books for New York City schools. In partnership with education nonprofit First Book, Astoria Bank is providing the books to help students from Central Queens Academy Charter School and P.S. 361 The East Flatbush Early Childhood School start the school year off strong.

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