Author Archives: Gina Rullo

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Focus on First Book

First Book and RIF Bring One Million New Books to Kids in Need

RIF and First Book have joined together to distribute one million, brand-new books to programs across the country! The first 250,000 books will be provided to children this holiday season, thanks to support from Macy’s. To further engage parents and their children, winter activity sheets are… Read More
Impact Stories

Books In Dallas And Vegas…Oh My!

Books are bigger in Texas! This week, a National Book Bank team is in Dallas, TX to provide books to local programs and beyond. Thanks in part to World Vision and their donation of warehouse space, there will be a total of 400,000 books… Read More
For Educators

Work With Kids in Need? First Book Will Hook You Up

Hey! Do you work with kids in need? If so, then we have thousands of brand-new books for you! Spanish, English and even bilingual titles for kids ranging from ages 4-18 are now available through First Book. If you’re looking for fun and creative… Read More
Impact Stories

A Prescription For Success

Today’s guest blog post is an excerpt from avid reader Jacquelyn Adams. She is currently in medical school where she is pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. Education has always been an important issue for Jacquelyn. She lends her support to this issue by raising money for First Book… Read More
Impact Stories

10,000 Miles…10,000 Books…Hundreds of Smiles!

Host of National Geographic’s Amazing Adventures of a Nobody, Leon Logothetis, is somebody who strongly supports First Book’s mission and wants to get books to children in need. Leon drove the Kindness Cab from London to Mongolia, participating in the… Read More
Focus on First Book, Our Bookshelf, Our Partners

Quick! Jump in and Get Your Books in Time for Read for the Record

Teachers and program leaders! Do you already have copies of this year’s Read for the Record book for your kids? The nation will celebrate the power of reading across the country on Oct. 4, through Jumpstart’s annual Read for the Record ®, presented in… Read More
Impact Stories

Twelve To Shelve

Today’s blog post is from Jenny Helber. Jenny is a parent volunteer at Bonne Ecole Elementary School located in Slidell, Louisiana. She has created an initiative entitled the ‘Twelve Books program’ at her children’s school. The program ensures that the children in her community have the access to books they… Read More