Volunteer: Begin with Books

Organization Name BEGIN WITH BOOKS
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
On-island
Off-island – Selected
Organization Address BEGIN WITH BOOKS PO Box 183 Charleston SC 29402
Web URL http://www.beginwithbooks.org
Volunteers needed to do the following: (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.
Category (check all that apply)
Education – Selected
Medical
Hunger
Arts
Environmental/Conservation
Kids/Family – Selected
Literacy – Selected
Other (please specify below)
If “other,” please describe:
Contact on Seabrook Island (name/phone/email) Kathy Melchiorre 768-7291 2misskat@bellsouth.net