Author Archives: Tracy Bartley

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Impact Stories

Take THAT Summer Slide! 15,000 Books to Kids in DC

Recently, we took a hard look at the effects of Summer Slide on children without access to books. We also saw the incredible effects that providing books over the summer, not only to children in general, but to children from low income families specifically, had on reading, comprehension… Read More
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Moore, Oklahoma – Our Hearts Are With You

Yesterday afternoon a massive tornado hit the town of Moore, just outside Oklahoma City. Dozens have been killed, hundreds injured and the town was nearly leveled. This is one of the most destructive tornadoes in the history of the United States and even more destructive weather is possible in the… Read More
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Coinstar + Spare Change = Books for Kids!

Make your coins count!  During the month of May you can magically turn your spare change into books for kids in need! Coinstar’s partner, Change Making Change, is featuring First Book as their “charity of choice” throughout the month of May. Have a coin jar or a jumble… Read More