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Janette H.

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Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library
November 26, 2012

In 2013 FOPAL is going to be celebrating 75 years of supporting the Palo Alto Community Libraries. With non-profit status for 30+ years this amazing organization is the best example of book recycling in the peninsula. FOPAL receives and process 40 thousand donated books, holds a book sale the every 2nd weekend and generates approximately $20,000- in sales each month. The majority of this money goes directly to the Palo Alto Community Libraries, the annual donation is over $200,000- FOPAL is a great place to volunteer, while getting a first look at all the great books. My experience is that the volunteers here are smart, passionate and involved. The Friday lunch before the monthly sale is a great indication of the groups commitment. 40+ volunteers show up to help get the sales rooms in tip top shape, do an inventory of each book and enjoy a yummy lunch with lively conversation. Big FUN!

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of advisors?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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