July 2021 Newsletter
Updated: Jul 2
QUOTE OF THE MONTH
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
―Jorge Luis Borge
IN THE KNOW:
Global Give-A-Book has been awarded a Silver Seal of Transparency from Guide Star Nonprofit Profiles.
Guide Star is one of the top resources used by donors to assist them in deciding whether or not to give to particular charities. The Silver Star designated Global Give A Book as an officially vetted and approved nonprofit.
LAVENDER LIBROS By Albuquerque City Counsel
Lavender Libros is a Children's Book Reading Program by local government and community members in Albuquerque, NM. City Councilor Cynthia D. Borrego initiated the Lavender Libros book reading project to demonstrate care and outreach to New Mexico's children.
READING WITH SHEPHEARD DAISY PROGRAM
This program fosters the love of reading through pets! How fun is that? Children are encouraged to read 15 minutes to their pets: dogs, cats, goldfish, teddy bear or even a pet rock!
2021 COMMUNITY GIVE BACK
Saturday, July 31st from 10AM to 1PM
We are doing everything we can to prepare our students for school. 500 new, high-quality books will be given out with backpacks, school supplies and other necessities to our Northwest Albuquerque and South Rio Rancho students.
Entertainment includes face painting, live bands, games, food stations with hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks!
We are thrilled to announce our newest partnership with the Duke City Gladiators of Albuquerque, NM. They will be aiding in our mission to supply 500 new, award-winning books to children in the Rio Grande Valley in preparation of the Fall 2021 school year.
Owner Gina Prieskorn-Thomas
Head Coach Martino Theus
Director Matthew R. Avila
FOOD 4 KIDS SUMMER PROGRAM
GGAB has gifted 400+ books to be included along with food donations as part of the FOOD 4 KIDS Summer Program hosted by the The Food Depot Santa Fe.
Saint Felix Pantry restores hope to families and individuals in need by providing food, clothing, education and referral services in the Felician Franciscan tradition. As part of this partnership, GGAB donates books on a monthly basis to be gifted to children and families along with food donation boxes.
Right: Sister Juanita with Saint Felix pantry receives books from GGAB.
DRAFTED BY JORDAN OLIVER
In an effort to spread love and support for out hometown heroes, GGAB has partnered with Triple Braided Cord Co. Triple Braided Cord Co. gifted 100+ copies of "Drafted" to police officers, firefighters, and military personnel in honor of the work they do to keep our communities safe.
Gives food to over 1,300 Native American children from the reservations. GGAB wants to give each child a new quality book! Many of these children do not have the internet at home, leaving them without the opportunity to read online.
PODCAST WITH JORDAN OLIVER
Jordan Oliver will be interviewing movers and shakers making an impact in our communities.
This GGAB segment will be available both digitally and on our YouTube Channel!
FEATURED TITLES GIVEN BY GGAB
GGAB strives to provide high-quality award-winning books to Title 1 demographics.
Click on the photo to read more about these, and other, featured books!
GGAB is looking for volunteers to help make our community impact possible. Our reach is expanding quickly...and so is our need for helping hands. If you are looking for a way to give back please contact us today!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
Our goals are not possible without supporters like you.
All amounts donated go towards providing free books to children.
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