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2014-04-14 12:31:18

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, the nation's leading advocate for family literacy, announced the launch of a virtual book drive in celebration of its 25(th) Anniversary. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/72990 Beginning today, and continuing through Friday, April 25(th), you can visit www.helpthemread.org to vote for your favorite children's book. For every vote cast, Scholastic will donate a...

2013-12-04 23:03:04

80 children's books donated to the RSU 1 Adult Education Sail into Literacy program Bath, Maine (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 SAIL into Literacy was established with funds from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy 4 years ago. The program is unique due to the collaboration with Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC). The secondary students who participate in the Early Childhood Occupations program at BRCTC, along with their instructor, run an Early Learning Center...

2013-11-11 16:20:14

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation celebrates Veterans Day, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy becomes the proud recipient of the United Through Reading Angel Award. The award is presented annually to an organization that seeks to benefit military families by promoting the joys of reading among moms, dads and children, especially during times of military separation. Over the years, hundreds of children and their military parents, who are...

2013-06-15 12:22:18

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate Father's Day weekend, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy proudly announces the winners of the first annual Devotedly, Dad Letter contest. The foundation asked fathers and grandfathers to write letters to their children and grandchildren about the importance of literacy in their lives. The foundation received hundreds of letters from across the country and selected two winners from almost...

2013-03-14 12:24:31

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy today announces a national letter writing contest, highlighting the beneficial connection between reading and writing abilities. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/DC77120) The "Devotedly, Dad" contest is open to America's dads and granddads to encourage a love of literacy in their own families. Two winners from each state will be selected and receive a copy of All...