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First Book Friday: Making It Happen in Milwaukee

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Today’s blog post comes from Gina Rullo. Gina has been an employee of First Book since October 2010 and is a Recipient Group Coordinator on the Help Team. She is from the Albany, NY area and moved to Washington, DC

Posted in Book Distributions, First Book Friday, Guest Blog Posts

First Book Friday: “500,000 books? Bring it on!”

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Today’s guest blog post is from Anna Taleysnik-Mehta, Operations Manager for the First Book National Book Bank, who believes that world peace can be achieved one box of books at a time, and does her small part by coordinating large

Posted in Book Distributions, Book Recipients, First Book Friday, First Book Partners, Volunteers

First Book Friday: Summer Learning Day

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In celebration of National Summer Learning Day, First Book was lucky enough to bring 150,000 brand-new books to the National Mall to stuff into backpacks going to children in need all over the country. Seeing the  the hundreds of volunteers that

Posted in Around the First Book Office, Book Distributions, Books & Reading, First Book Events, First Book Friday, Literacy, Philanthropy, Video, Volunteers