Stories from across America

October 10th
When Jessica from Hungry Harps starting looking through her children’s book collection, she realized just how much she had to give from within her own home. She was able to donate 25 books to the Sacramento Children’s Home without even asking ...
October 10th
Mandy from A Little Dizzy is extremely passionate about books and all that they have to offer. The idea that not every child is afforded the opportunity of daily reading is unacceptable to her. She collected 3 big boxes of books and donated them to the CA...
October 5th
For Melissa at Keeping Up with the Rheinlanders, Champions for Kids is not only about the giving, but the receiving as well. She often donates to the Austin Children’s Center that serves at risk children from newborn to 22 years of age. That is impo...
October 5th
Lyuba from Will Cook for Smiles really wanted to help the Daniel Kid Foundation in her community. They will be opening an education center soon and they need books, lots and lots of books, to serve the 1000+ families they serve with children with emotiona...
October 5th
Nicole from Mom Always Finds Out had a brilliant plan to collect books for a donation to her local Head Start Program. But the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. There are lessons in everything in life and on this day, Nicole’s boys lear...
October 5th
When Kristin from Mama Luvs Books and her kids decided to host a book drive at RISE Gym, their only goal was to overflow the bin. They did that and so much more. In a week, they were able to collect 250 children’s books, and still counting, to donat...
October 5th
  Emmi from Mommy’s “Free” Time has spent her adult life as an educator with a focus on helping those that do not have the same access to education as she had. From a substitute in a mental institution’s grammar school, to a P...
October 5th
  Jessica from Hungry Harps has fond childhood memories of her mother reading to her and she has read to her own children since they were in her womb. She can’t imagine a life without the joy and learning that books bring to every child. But sa...
October 1st
Mandy of A Little Dizzy grew up as a painfully shy child in rural America. Like many shy children do, Mandy turned to books and they opened up her world. She was such an avid reader that she quickly read through the tiny selection of books at her local li...
October 1st
Tonia from The Gunny Sack loves books and her family is surrounded by them and they all read often. Realizing that this is not a luxury that all of the children in her community are afforded, she fells compelled to do something about it. She will be hosti...

How it works: Gather your friends, family, and co-workers by hosting a Nickelodeon Big Help Book Drive! Ask each person to bring books and magazines that are appropriate for children, and give the books and magazines to a teacher, librarian, or community representative for his or her students. Help children discover the joy of reading and lead happier lives!  Click here to send us your great Report and Photos!

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