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Book Buddy News – February 2018

BIG NEWS! We have big news at Book Buddies World Headquarters! After much hoping and waiting on our part, the international book reseller, Better World Books, accepted our application and has shipped us 22 Gaylords of free children’s books. We received them last Monday, and the SAISD personnel were ready with a fork lift and three pallet jacks to unload them and move them

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Book Buddy News – January 2018

BIG NEWS! Like everyone else, the Book Buddy team is taking a little breather to enjoy the holiday season. We have no sorting sessions scheduled until after the first of the year.  But then — Watch Out!  We will need Book Buddies volunteers in full force. Through the company Better World Books (motto: “Sell a book, give a book”), we have been granted 22

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Donor Spotlight – December 2017

A huge THANK YOU to the following organizations for their ongoing support, allowing San Antonio Youth Literacy the opportunity to continue to deliver its SAYL Reading Buddy Program to those children struggling to read on grade level. $350 from the Frankie Casseb Youth Literacy Club $500 from Alamo Area Hospitality Association $600 from Half Price Books $3,000 from Women of AT&T, SA Chapter

Book Buddy News – August 2017

BIG NEWS!  Book Buddies has a new home. Necessitated by the re-purposing of Brewer Elementary, our former location, Book Buddies World Headquarters has moved to the former gym of W.W. White Elementary School at 545 S. W.W. White Road on the East Side. Thanks to the hard work of Tiffany Grant, Chief of Staff to SAISD Superintendent Martinez, we have been provided a space

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Book Buddy News – March 2017

Last month brought a number of offers for hosting book drives. It seems that word has gotten out that doing a book drive for Book Buddies is a fun, useful service project for all kinds of organizations. And indeed it is! It is easy to organize a drive at any neighborhood organization, sports team, house of worship, workplace, school — or anyplace else people

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