Friday, February 19, 2010
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Books on Wheels Pledges to Donate
10,000 books in 2010!
Books on Wheels is very happy to have a space to call home located at 302 W. Brookland Park Blvd. Richmond, VA 23222. With this new addition to our organization, we will be able to reach more people, offer volunteers opportunities to help with our daily operations, and organize ourselves in order to grow and do a better job at providing free books and bicycle repair to the public. Our Spring/Summer 2010 season is approaching fast, and in preparing for a busy season, we want to make sure we can do the most good in our communities as possible.
Since Books on Wheels is a publicly supported non-profit organization, we rely on the generous donations from individuals like you in keeping us literally running. So, we are launching a campaign to raise $10,000 to provide 10,000 books during 2010. For each dollar donated, you are guaranteeing that a child in need is getting a new or gently used book from Books on Wheels.
And, as always, you can visit our Donate Page on our website for more details.
Thank you for your ongoing support. Please visit our website to see more about our donation campaign and we will keep you updated about the progress throughout the year!
“Books on Wheels is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that provides free books and free bicycle repair. As a mobile operation, Books on Wheels is able to travel to many different communities in Richmond and around the country to provide our services. Our services are available to anyone and everyone, yet we do have a concentration in working with at-risk youth in low-income neighborhoods.
Books on Wheels is dedicated to promoting literacy and maintaining healthy, active lifestyles, while providing much need resources to our communities that lack access to free books and bicycle education. Through literature and bicycle education Books on Wheels works to provide empowering tools that they can use within their communities. In concentrating in working with youth, Books on Wheels strives to encourage young people to read and to learn skills that they can use for the rest of their lives”.
Sincerely,Shelley Briggs, MSW
Co-founder, Books on Wheels