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Nonprofit provides literacy support for kids

BY AMY ELLIOTT DURHAMPUBLISHED 6:15 AM ET FEB. 14, 2022 DURHAM, N.C. — A nonprofit based in the Bull City continues to provide literacy support to families with young children. “Book Babies,” a program of Book Harvest, provides free books and literacy coaching from birth until a child enters kindergarten. What You Need To Know:– …

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Ginger Young Named CEO of Book Harvest

February 1, 2022 | The Mebane Foundation The Mebane Foundation is pleased to share this exciting news from Book Harvest, one of our most valued partners. I met Founder Ginger Young back in 2017 and was impressed by her vision for early childhood literacy and her desire to ensure that all children have access to …

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Durham literacy organization Book Harvest looks to expand

Liz Bell, Education NCFebruary 1, 2022 Book Harvest, a Durham-based nonprofit focused on book distribution and early childhood literacy, is looking to expand past its home turf. Over the past 10 years, the organization has given 1.6 million books to children and launched several initiatives, including Book Babies, a literacy-focused home visiting program for children’s …

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TBJ reveals 2022 class of Women in Business Awards winners

By Cameron Snipes – Associate Editor, Triangle Business JournalJan 26, 2022, 11:55am EST The Women in Business Awards program recognizes Triangle women who have proven to be dynamic and outstanding leaders with established track records of significant accomplishments in business and/or community service. The judges pored through about 200 entries to come up with this …

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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day in the Triangle: Events and volunteering

By Kimberly CataudellaJanuary 17, 2022 The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated each year on the third Monday in January, an official day of service. We explore King’s connections to North Carolina here, and have compiled a list of events and service opportunities happening in and around the Triangle leading up to …

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Monday, January 17th: Give Back on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

My Carolina, CBS-17Jan 18, 2022 / 08:35 AM EST Watch on cbs17.com.

On Air Today: Book Harvest’s Dream Big Book Drive

Posted by Aaron Keck | Jan 12, 2022 | On Air Today Book Harvest‘s annual Dream Big Book Drive is coming up on Monday! Aaron chats with Benay Hicks about the event and how you can help. Read More >>

Book Harvest to Host Annual Book Drive on MLK Day

By Thomasi McDonald, INDY Week JAN. 10, 2022 Book Harvest’s 11th annual book day of literature and fun will take place at Durham Central Park from 1-4 p.m. Handing a book to a child living in the most impoverished conditions and introducing them to the joys of reading can be a transformative, life-changing experience. A …

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ABC11 Together Perspectives for January 9, 2022

ABC11 Together highlights the strength of the human spirit, good deeds, community needs, and how viewers can help. This was originally published on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 on abc11.com. Every MLK Day Book Harvest holds its annual Dream Big event in Durham Central Park. It’s part book drive, part volunteer event, part community partner far, part festival and …

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Nonprofit News: Companies, individuals can help battle food insecurity

Triangle Business JournalBy Paul Rea and Peter WerbickiNov 26, 2021, 6:00am EST Biotech firm donates to Book Harvest United Therapeutics (Nasdaq: UTHR), a leading biotech company with co-headquarters in Research Triangle Park, has donated $30,000 to Book Harvest to support young readers in Durham’s underserved communities. The company also will donate $1,000 toward the purchase of …

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