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Review for Philadelphia Reads, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Each year, the students at Lynnewood Elementary School in Havertown, PA, donate 2000+ books to a week-long book drive to benefit Philadelphia Reads. The children at Lynnewood have access to classroom libraries, a school library and a township library. They are aware that they are helping to build classroom libraries and improve literacy skills. Equally important, the children get to see how their many simple acts of generosity can help so many children in need.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

By delivering books to the Philadelphia Reads book bank and speaking with its coordinators/volunteers, I have seen this operation first hand. The volunteers work very hard to organize and categorize books so that school teachers can easily choose books which will be appropriate for their students.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would not change anything but I would do my best to help others learn about Philadelphia Reads and their mission.

Role:  Donor & Organized a book drive.