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Hurricane Harvey Update: An Educator’s Story


As other parts of the country brace for the impact of upcoming hurricanes, clean up efforts after Hurricane Harvey are just beginning. Team First Book in Matagorda County has made many friends in their communities over the years. One individual

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Posted in Book Relief, Books & Reading, First Book Events

First Book President and CEO awarded EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017, Mid-Atlantic

Kyle Zimmer, First Book president, CEO and co-founder

                    Kyle Zimmer, First Book’s president, CEO and co-founder, was awarded EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Mid-Atlantic Award for social entrepreneurship last week, in recognition of First Book’s nonprofit, market-driven,

Posted in First Book, Kyle Zimmer, Social Entrepreneurship

First Book turns 25!

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First Book is celebrating 25 years of bringing books and resources to kids in need! From a simple effort that began in 1992 with a handful of books and some spare time, we have grown into a social enterprise that

Posted in Around the First Book Office, Books & Reading, First Book, First Book Events, First Book News, Guest Blog Posts, Impact Stories, Inside First Book, Inspiring Stories, Kyle Zimmer