Fun at Camp New Hope

By Rachel Zawadzki, Book Harvest summer intern This year, University Presbyterian Church of Chapel Hill chose to partner with Book Harvest for their annual Vacation Bible School summer camp. Over four days, children aged pre-k to late elementary school were introduced to the idea of service in a community, and learned how something as small as donating a used book can… Read more »

Lost and Found

By Michael “Raúl” Brown, M.S., Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Spanish, UNC Department of Romance Studies Once upon a time, in a not-too-far-away land, there lived a little boy. In his house, there were no books, so when he went to Head Start (pre-school), and all the kids read, he knew that something was missing. It was… Read more »

Collaboration Drives Books on Break

By Isabel Geffner, Advancement Coordinator This article originally ran in the Durham Herald-Sun . Students in all Durham’s 30 elementary schools are heading home this summer with resources to preserve the gains they have made during the 2016-2017 school year. Book Harvest collaborated with Durham Public Schools to provide books and summer learning resources through our Books… Read more »

Welcome, Rachel!/Bienvenida Rachel!

Hi everyone! My name is Rachel Zawadzki, and I am thrilled to be an intern at Book Harvest this summer! I just finished my second year at UNC Chapel Hill, and am currently pursuing bachelor’s degrees in both Comparative Literature and Spanish. At UNC, I am heavily involved in the Campus Y, UNC’s center for… Read more »

A Grand Adventure

by Michele Lynn , Board Chair, 2013 – 2017 As the month of May drew to a close, so too did my six years of service on Book Harvest’s board of directors.  Seven years ago, Ginger Young shared with me her plan to start a nonprofit organization with a simple idea: to provide books, and lots of them,… Read more »