Volunteer: Begin With Books

Organization Name: BEGIN WITH BOOKS

Volunteer Tasks: (1) Manage enrollment table/display at occasional school, community, and public events on Johns/Wadmalaw Islands to tell parents about BWB and help them enroll their children. EASY and FUN! Best way to receive notification is to sign up for BWB volunteer listserv via beginwithbooks@gmail.com. (2) Help track “lost” families through telephone calls and emails. Can be done at volunteer’s convenience.

Organization Mission: To deliver age-appropriate books by mail to pre-school children to improve school readiness and family literacy habits. 1 book/month from birth through age 4 by mail via Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (currently 750+ children enrolled on Johns/Wadmalaw).

Located: Off- Island

Organization Address: BEGIN WITH BOOKS PO Box 183 Charleston SC 29402

Web URL: http://www.beginwithbooks.org

Category:
Education
Kids/Family
Literacy

Contact on Seabrook Island (name/phone/email): Kathy Melchiorre, 768-7291, 2misskat@bellsouth.net