Giving Thanks – Today and Every Day!

On this Thanksgiving Day and every day, Book Harvest gives thanks to YOU for sharing your bounty with us and our kids. With gratitude to all our book donors, financial donors,  parents, volunteers,  partners, book drive captains, and fellow dreamers  . . . . We couldn’t do it without you!       Thank you for helping our children thrive!    

A Red-Letter Day!

By Daniele Berman, Operations Manager Tuesday was a red-letter day in the life of Book Harvest: at 9:15 a.m., a tractor trailer filled with 40,000 brand new books from First Book arrived at our warehouse and filled it to overflowing! In case you’re wondering, 40,000 books packed on 26 pallets weighs just over 42,000 pounds…and sorting and… Read more »

Durham Herald-Sun: A truck of books rolls into Durham

Ask anyone at Book Harvest the question: What do 40,000 books do? Their immediate answer: They build home libraries for 4,000 local children. It’s not every day that an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer truck delivers 40,000 brand new books to go home with children to keep forever. But on Nov. 17, fueled by a new United Way-funded… Read more »

School Psychs Unite

By Ashley Ristau, NCSPA board member North Carolina School Psychologists recently joined together for their annual state conference in Winston-Salem, hosted by the North Carolina School Psychology Association (NCSPA). Each year during the conference, our organization holds a raffle containing items that have been donated by local businesses, board members, and exhibitors in an effort… Read more »

“Hawbridge Helpers” Lend a Helping Hand

By Grace Baucom and Sarah Mock, Hawbridge Helpers Co-Chairs The Hawbridge School is a small, unique charter school in Saxapahaw with 312 students in grades 5-12. Hawbridge Helpers is a club at Hawbridge devoted to volunteer work and service – aka doing amazing things to help others! We lead projects that rally community involvement in… Read more »