Did your New Year’s resolution include spending less time on-screen and more time curled up with a good book or audiobook? We are a few months into the year now but good news, you still have plenty of time to reach your goal… and even learn while you do it!
To encourage children to read, New Holland Agriculture and the CNH Industrial Bank in Brazil are supporting the Coletânea Renovarte project, which aims at supplying 12,000 children's books to rural public schools in the State of Paraná in Brazil. In addition to donating books, the project also offers virtual storytelling workshops.
Comerica Bank and its community partner KPMG’s Family for Literacy Dallas donated 4,000 new books to Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy library on Thursday, Jan. 30. Former Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young also participated in the literacy event, helping Comerica and KPMG volunteers sort genres in the library and hand out fiction books to more than 400 eighth graders to take home for their personal collection.
Books hold a special place in our hearts, in our business and, we believe, in children’s hands.
That is why Domtar created its Powerful Pages program—to promote literacy by providing books to children who may not otherwise have access to a rich library of stories.
This takes many forms, usually through partnerships with other nonprofits that are widely recognized for their dedication to literacy. Also in 2016, many of our Pulp and Paper division vendors joined us in a special initiative focused on elementary schools.
When kids love to read, you want to make sure they have access to books they’ll love. But recommending the right books is a complex and time consuming process, and even when the best books are identified, many families and schools can’t afford to buy them. Enter Mia Learning, which uses machine learning to match kids with books, strengthening self-directed reading skills while building kids’ personal libraries.
We asked some leading CSR experts what books they recommend..
The holiday season is here. Your gifts may be picked out and ready to go, but what about something for your CSR colleagues? And what about your own wish list? The holiday break is a great time to catch up on your reading. We asked some leading CSR experts what books they have recently read and why they recommend them. There’s plenty here to get you and your colleagues fired up for the year ahead..
On September 8, 2016, 100 students from Kipp Central City Primary, an elementary school in New Orleans, enjoyed a day of fun aboard the Carnival Triumph for the first-ever “Read & Rise” literacy day to celebrate their reading achievements as winners of the school’s summer reading challenge.
Since launching our award-winning Soar with Reading program in 2011, JetBlue has provided more than $2.25 million worth of books to children in need throughout our network. This is no small feat. Countless crewmembers, community leaders and customers have helped as we set out to encourage kids’ imaginations to take flight through reading.
Nonprofit Gives Half Million New Books to Children in Connecticut and Massachusetts
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Link to Libraries, Inc., which has donated a half million new books to children in New England, just booked a donation of its own – a $15,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation.
An all-volunteer nonprofit with no paid staff, Link to Libraries serves 25,000 children in 400 sites in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Newman’s Own Foundation grant will fund the purchase and distribution of thousands of books in the coming months.
‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day’ recognizes academic performance; encourages students to read and ride this summer
Kevin E. Frazier
FCA US LLC, a company better known for helping to put the Motor City on wheels, shifted gears on June 11 and rolled out hundreds of shiny, new bicycles and stacks of books for students in Detroit.
During the second annual “Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day” held at Palmer Park on the city’s west side, FCA US presented new bikes and books to 350 elementary, middle and high school students who have demonstrated improved academic performance, school attendance and good citizenship.