Read-a-Roo Delivers Books and Smiles to Book Harvest Families

By Daniele Berman,  Operations Manager This post originally appeared in the Durham Herald-Sun . When Katy Loebrich and her colleagues at UNC-TV reached out to Durham-based nonprofit Book Harvest about running a book drive, the Book Harvest team had no idea that a local celebrity would be delivering the books they collected. But who better than a seven-foot-tall… Read more »

Bright Spots of Summer

By Rachel Stine, Partnerships Manager, and Daniele Berman, Operations Manager Although it is still so hot outside, believe it or not, summer is coming to an end! This week we’d like to give you a wrap up of our Bright Spots of Summer and share with you how we have been working with partners in our… Read more »

He was a good little monkey…

By Ginger Young, founder and executive director Curious George holds a place of special honor at Book Harvest. He is beloved by our Book Babies families. When our volunteers come across one of his books as they sort donations, a collective murmur of approval spreads through the room. Curious George books are among the first… Read more »

Books and Baseball

By Matti Kauftheil, rising 10th grader and Book Harvest volunteer Last week I volunteered with Book Harvest at a Durham Bulls baseball game. On that particular night, if you brought a book to donate, you got a free ticket to the game. We gathered over 1100 books! Before and during the game we had a booth set… Read more »