Author Archives: Gavin McGuire

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Impact Stories

One Fan’s Campaign to Honor Her Favorite Book-Loving Celebrity

There is one woman who inspires Tesa Brand, a community volunteer and aspiring publicist from Fort Wayne, Indiana: Kerry Washington. Washington, the star of ABC’s┬áScandal, is an education advocate and avid reader. For her birthday last January, Washington started a campaign to provide books for kids in need by raising… Read More
For Educators

Four Easy Steps to Become a Champion for Kids in Need

You’ve got a great fundraising idea. You have a goal. You’re excited to provide books and resources for kids in need. Now what? First Book Campaigns makes starting an individual or group campaign easier than ever. Follow these four steps and become a champion for children in need today!… Read More
Impact Stories

A Simple Bag of Books Can Help Beat Summer Slide

Aliyah had always been a reluctant reader. While other students curled up with their favorite stories during reading time, Aliyah struggled to find books that captured her imagination. That is until Aliyah was introduced to Books for Keeps, a nonprofit based in Athens, Georgia that offers kids… Read More