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Scripps Campaign Raises $800,00 For Childhood Literacy

Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 10/20/2021

The national If You Give a Child a Book… campaign, led by the Scripps Howard Foundation and supported by employees of The E.W. Scripps Co., members of the Scripps family and communities where Scripps, will distribute more than 200,000 books to kids in low-income households across the country this school year.

This fall, the campaign raised $840,657, equating to 168,131 books for nonprofits and Title I partner schools with high percentages of children from low-income families. A donation of $5 equals one book for a child in need. An additional 35,000 books will be distributed, due a generous donation from a corporate partner.

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