Each year Better With Books gives brand new books to thousands of kids living below the poverty line in LAs neediest neighborhoods. For many, it is the first book they have ever owned. Their mission is to break the cycle of poverty and change the story by giving kids in need the key skill to improve their lives – reading – so they can contribute to society and make their shared future brighter. There are lots of opportunities to help! HOLIDAY BOOK GIVEAWAY – Join Better With Books on Sunday, December 23 from 8:30 am to 2:30pm as part of a Book Giveaway Team to put brand new books in the hands of delighted kids at a festive holiday event with Santa, toys and tons of food baskets. Volunteers are needed for the entire event to assist with set-up and clean up, and theyll get to give lots of hugs and warm holiday wishes too! Event locations are throughout Los Angeles. Team Leaders, info and directions will be provided in advance. Snacks, lunch and beverages will be provided. This family friendly activity is best for children 10 and up, accompanied by a parent or guardian. Uplifting for everyone. they guarantee you will have fun while getting hands-on to make a difference! Deadline to RSVP and get on a Book Giving Team is Friday, December 7th. Please RSVP at www.betterwithbooks.org/events Dress casually and comfortably. Feel free to wear your Santa Hat! If you cant join us at one of their events, you can support their efforts by making a tax-deductible donation so they can purchase great books for kids at a big discount. $5 puts a brand new book in the hands of child. Honor or gift someone with a donation made in their name. With any donation, you will receive a link to an e-card that you can send in celebration of someone special. The excitement, astonishment and joy of having a book to call their own will bring big smiles to their faces _ and to yours!
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