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May 02, 2011, 16:15 ET First Book Wins Target's 'Best of the Bullseye' Award

First Book has been honored with the annual 'Best of the Bullseye' Award from Target in recognition of the successful collaboration between the...


Apr 26, 2011, 16:03 ET Demand Media Donates Nearly 13,000 New Books to First Book

'Write for a Cause' Campaign Provides Much-Needed Resources to Children in Need First Book, the award-winning nonprofit that has provided more...


Mar 28, 2011, 10:42 ET First Book Distributes 75,000 New Books to Teenagers in Five States

Project Made Possible by Walmart First Book was able to distribute over 75,000 brand-new books at no charge to schools and programs serving...


Mar 24, 2011, 10:39 ET First Book Brings 50,000 New Books to Detroit Kids

First Book distributed 50,000 brand-new books to schools and programs serving children in Detroit's lowest-income neighborhoods this...


Feb 07, 2011, 10:33 ET Kids With Disabilities Receive Books Thanks to First Book and Barclays

YAI's Gramercy School Celebrates Book Donation with Reading Party First Book and Barclays are continuing to bring brand-new books focused on...


Jan 06, 2011, 14:30 ET Demand Media Studios and First Book Bring Nearly 23,000 New Books to Kids in Need

First Book, the award-winning nonprofit that has provided more than 80 million books to children in need, partnered with Demand Media Studios and...


Dec 14, 2010, 16:11 ET First Book Celebrates 80 Million Books Distributed to Children in Need

80 Millionth Book Given to Local Nursery School at Gala Event in NYC Sponsored by Target First Book, the leading nonprofit dedicated to...


Dec 09, 2009, 17:02 ET Pennsylvania Political Leaders To Help Bring the Magic and Power of a Child's First Book to Thousands of Children

The Second Annual Book Bash to benefit thousands of children in need will be held Friday night, December 11, during the annual Pennsylvania...


Mar 10, 2009, 12:33 ET First Book and Barclays Capital Provide Books to New Jersey Children in Need

East Orange Community Charter School Reading Party Celebrates the First of 15,000 Donated Books First Book today announces that East...


Feb 13, 2009, 15:45 ET 'Food for the Body, Food for the Mind' Teams C&S Wholesale Grocers With Nonprofit First Book Bringing 50,000 Books to Children in Need

Programs in Southwest New Hampshire Receive New Books C&S Wholesale Grocers and First Book have joined together to give 50,000 new,...


Feb 10, 2009, 11:24 ET First Book Celebrates Lincoln Legacy Initiative to End Illiteracy

Grants from Wal-Mart and Motorola Seed Statewide Effort to Bring New Books to Children in Need First Book, a nonprofit providing new books to...


Jun 02, 2008, 01:00 ET KPMG LLP Named Connect America '2008 Partner of the Year'

ATLANTA, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Points of Light Institute today presented the Connect America 2008 Partner of the Year Award to...


May 21, 2008, 01:00 ET Justin Tuck to Visit Central Elementary School to Share the Joy of Reading

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book, a non-profit giving books to children in need, announces that Justin Tuck of the New...


May 19, 2008, 01:00 ET KPMG and First Book Team to Provide New Books to Children in Need Nationwide

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book, the award-winning nonprofit organization placing new books into the hands of children...


Apr 28, 2008, 01:00 ET First Book Distributes 250,000 Books Nationwide in Celebration of Pi Beta Phi Founders' Day

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book held a nationwide book distribution of 250,000 new books to celebrate literacy...


Dec 06, 2007, 00:00 ET Trend Story: Holiday Shoppers Seeking Social Cause Gifts

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tired of empty holiday commercialism, many shoppers are seeking meaningful gifts to create...


Aug 13, 2007, 01:00 ET First Book and SunTrust Mortgage Announce Nationwide Donation of 250,000 New Books for Children in Need

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book(R), the award- winning nonprofit that provides new books to children from low-income...


Aug 03, 2007, 01:00 ET The Mystery is Solved! First Book Campaign Reveals Nancy Drew Got Kids Hooked on Reading

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's no mystery who turned many adults into lifelong readers -- Nancy Drew. First Book, the award-...


Jul 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Pi Beta Phi and First Book Partnership Will Provide New Books to Children in Need Nationwide

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women today announced the official launch of its partnership with...


May 21, 2007, 01:00 ET First Book Announces SunTrust Mortgage's Sterling Edmunds, Jr. to Join Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book(R), the nonprofit organization that provides children from low-income families the...