11.000 books were distributed during recess time in Central Falls and Providence. We had a great time kicking off summer with our school partners and amazing volunteers! A big THANK YOU to our volunteers from: BankRI Citizens Bank Collette Hasbro Pawtucket Credit Union Quota Club of Pawtucket ServeRI Additional thanks to Seven Stars Bakery for donating pastries to fuel […]
Thank you to The Rhode Island Spotlight and Jim Hummel of the Hummel Report for helping us tell our story.
Books are Wings read Henry Gets Moving to children in Central Falls and Providence! Who is Henry you ask? Henry the Hamster is a young boy who overcomes his obesity challenge with an active lifestyle and healthy eating. His story is told in our bilingual (English-Spanish) children’s book, Henry Gets Moving. When we first meet […]
Sarah Hill, Age 17, Barrington, RI As a “veteran” volunteer for Books Are Wings, it can seem like each summer is relatively the same: helping to run Book Parties at camps and other local events for young children. But each summer and each book party presents something new. Whether it’s a new place, a new […]
Come by pick up a book and get reading. While you are there, enjoy storytelling, crafts for the kids, and more! (All events are free) Tuesday, July 5th – Summer Meals Kick Off event 10:30am – 2pm Dexter Training Ground 75 Dexter St Providence, RI Friday, July 15th – Providence Children’s Museum 5:30pm – […]
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May 1- June 10, 2016 Collection Sites Books Are Wings in the Hope Artiste Village 1005 Main St, Suite 8233, Pawtucket United Way of Rhode Island 50 Valley St, Providence When you give a child a book her whole world changes. Join the Statewide efforts to support summer learning and promote reading. Email us for […]