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UPS Wants Your Holiday Wish List

Submit a Wish, Spread Goodwill, Find Helpful Holiday Tools
Press Release

November 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - When civil rights activist Bob Brown learned how many school children in Africa didn’t have access to school books, he set out to change the world – one book at a time. Brown’s International BookSmart Foundation has donated more than 5 million books to children throughout Africa.

Seabourn Legend Makes Special Delivery in Antigua

Press Release

August 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Members of Seabourn Legend’s Entertainment Team went ashore in St. John’s, Antigua, earlier this month with a breakspecial delivery for the Antigua Public Library: nearly 150 gently used books.

Cruise Director Aaron Syfert and Assistant Cruise Directors Meredith Tyler and David Delarre delivered the novels and non-fiction titles to Port Agent Mark Azille, who helped arrange the donation.

Thanks to the Seabourn Legend team for donating the books and helping to make a difference in the world. 

Supporting the Families of our Troops

By: Erin Gollhofer
Blog

In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, my colleagues and I are participating in a virtual book drive for military families by donating to United Through Reading. United Through Reading is an organization that provides personalized videos of deployed parents reading stories to their children back home. Military children face big challenges, including frequent separation from their loved ones.

In 'Frontier', Gavin Serkin Finds Investments at the Ends of the Earth

Frontier is a must-read for investors wanting to find out how valuation in emerging markets really works.” – Financial Times
Blog

Originally posted on Bloomberg Now.

CBS Radio Sacramento Advertisers and Nonprofit First Book Distribute Thousands of New Books to Underserved Students

H. Allen Hight Elementary School to receive first new books for its library since 2008
Press Release

March 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to advance youth literacy in Sacramento, CBS Radio Sacramento advertisers have partnered with the nonprofit social enterprise First Book through CBS EcoMedia to deliver 2,800 brand-new, age-appropriate books to 750 students at H. Allen Hight Elementary.

First 5 California Teams Up with First Book to Distribute Thousands of New Books to Young Children in Need

First 5 California volunteers host reading party for local elementary school students
Press Release

February 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To further its mission to support the early childhood development of California’s young children, First 5 California is distributing 7,000 brand-new books to children between the ages of 0 and 5 to enhance reading programs and advance youth literacy in Sacramento, Oakland, and Los Angeles.

The Book's the Thing

Is a book a commodity, a decorative item or an experience and a journey?
Blog

As a designer, I admire all things paper. As a bibliophile, I am drawn to the power of books. So, I was intrigued when I heard of Thatcher Wine who custom-tailors libraries from his workshop in Boulder, Colorado. Juniper Books, Wine’s studio, focuses on building tailored libraries, curating unique book sets and designing custom book covers.

CBS Radio Dallas Advertisers and Nonprofit First Book Partner to Provide Thousands of New Books to Children in Need

Weir’s Furniture employees host special reading party at local elementary school
Press Release

December 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Approximately 2,800 brand-new, age-appropriate books will make their way into the hands of kids from low-income families thanks to the nonprofit social enterprise First Book and Weir’s Furniture.

A special reading party was held on December 15 at Aikin Elementary School to kick off the partnership. After opening remarks, Weir’s furniture employees enjoyed reading to the students and a fun holiday-themed activity.

CBS Radio Orlando Advertisers and Nonprofit First Book Partner to Distribute Thousands of New Books to Children in Need

2,400 New Books Distributed to Students at Orlando Day Nursery During Special Reading Party
Press Release

October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to advance youth literacy in Orlando, CBS Radio Orlando advertisers have partnered with the nonprofit social enterprise First Book through CBS EcoMedia to deliver 2,400 brand-new, age-appropriate books to 125 students at Orlando Day Nursery.

Charlotte Hornets and Nonprofit First Book Team up to Deliver Thousands of New Books to Charlotte-Area Students

The Book Bus presented by Lowe’s and the Hornets Will Distribute New Books to Five Title I Schools in Charlotte
Press Release

September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to advance youth literacy in Charlotte, the Charlotte Hornets have partnered with the nonprofit social enterprise First Book, through CBS EcoMedia, to deliver brand-new, age-appropriate books to over four thousand students. The Book Bus will travel to five Title I schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System over the course of the week and distribute approximately 4,270 books to the school children.

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