"A Gift of Knowledge" Book Give-A-Way 2,500 New Books Donated
" We must serve as role models; encouraging our children to read, perform their best academcially and to make good choices." - Lila Womack
Mission: To encourage student to read independently and for pleasure.
Goal: To host pep sessions that featured local high school leaders and community supporters and to give each student a new, grade-level-appropriate book.
April 2010 - Usher-Collier Elementary School - 400 students
April 2010 - Carter G. Woodson Elementary School - 75 students
April 2009 - Alfred Blalock Elementary School - 250 students
April 2008 - Alfred Blalock Elementary School - 350 students
March 2008 - Walter White Elementary School - 350 students
March 2007 - A. D. Williams Elementary School - 520 students
Numerous plaques and awards from the participating schools
Hundreds of handwritten appreciation letters from the students