Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Help Us Collect Books for Children in Need!

Healthy Home Market is proud to announce our participation in the "Books and Pages: Give Kids a Future" book drive. Promising Pages and Classroom Central have set a goal of collecting 200,000 books in the next few weeks and you can help! We have a collection bin at our South End location and will be accepting gently used or new books through May 22. There are tens of thousands of kids in our community growing up with few, if any, books at home. Studies performed by the United States Department of Education show that if a child enters school with out being exposed to books, he or she will be behind in cognitive abilities and self-esteem, and three to fours times more likely to drop out of high school! So, come on community, please help us to collect as many children's books as possible so that we can give these kids a fighting chance!

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