Over 20,491 quality books were distributed to kids to take home at 15 schools and community sites and to over 200
individual families on the Gulf coast, in Nashville, TN and Appalachia. To date more than 106,000 books have been distributed by the program since 2006.
Kids in Williamsburg, Kentucky in Appalachia are benefiting from the BTK & Williamsburg Action Committee’s “Books To Kids Reading and Tutoring Center” storefront and after school resource center.
1,072 books were delivered to 2 sites in New York for children affected by Hurricane Sandy, including the Richard Stockton Elementary School in Brooklyn, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Long Beach. Thanks to our colleagues Bisi and Mahmoud Iderabdullah at Imani House International in Brooklyn who coordinated the book distribution.