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Scripps Employees Donate 80,000 New Books

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 2/5/2019

E.W. Scripps employees presented more than 80,000 new books to children across the country on January 23, National Reading Day, as part of the Scripps Howard Foundation’s annual “If you give a child a book …” childhood literacy campaign. As part of the campaign, ABC affiliate WXYZ and MyNewtworkTV affiliate WMYD Detroit, with a matching donation from the foundation, raised nearly $19,000 which will be used to purchase 7,500 books for local children. The Scripps Howard Foundation has distributed more than 180,000 books in three years.

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