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ABAG Partners on The Library Project, an Initiative of [ABAG Member] The Weinberg Foundation

Friday, February 24, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Buffy Beaudoin Schwartz
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February 24, 2012

The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers is an official partner of the Library Project, an initiative of [ABAG Member]The Weinberg Foundationto provide thousands of new books for Baltimore City Public School libraries and children’s homes.

GOAL:To provide thousands of new books for four renovated Baltimore City Public School libraries as well as classroom and home libraries!

WHERE:The ABAG conference room is a drop-off site

WHEN:Throughout March 2012 (National Reading Month!)

WHO:More than 30 corporate and community partners are participating in the Book Drive throughout March, including you!

HOW YOU CAN HELP:

1. Donate your favorite new books for kids ages 3 to 14.
2. Spread the word to your grantees and friends.
3. Individual gifts and organization grants are being accepted through the Fund for Educational Excellence. Beginning in March you can visitwww.baltimorelibraryproject.orgor contact Kate Sorestad(ksorestad@hjweinberg.org,410-654-8500, Ext. 249) for assistance.
4. Volunteer to assist Baltimore Reads with book sorting and organization following the event.

Thank you in advance to all our members who choose to participate and for all you do every day to build a stronger Baltimore.


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