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Aug 22, 2016, 13:49 ET First Book and Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing to Donate 20,000 Jason Reynolds' Books to Children in Need

 First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 150 million books to children in need, has partnered with Simon...


Jul 20, 2016, 10:23 ET MoneyGram Foundation y First Book se unen para entregar miles de libros a niños en Jamaica

 MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), proveedor mundial de servicios innovadores de transferencias de dinero, y First Book, organización sin fines de...


Jul 19, 2016, 18:22 ET MoneyGram Foundation and First Book Unite to Deliver Thousands of Books to Children in Jamaica

 MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), a global provider of innovative money transfer services, along with U.S.-based nonprofit First Book,...


Jun 14, 2016, 11:27 ET First Book's Community of Educators Tops 275,000, Provides Growing Insights, Market Power to Further Educational Equity

 A second grade teacher in Atlanta, the executive director of a literacy program in Nashville, and a school librarian in Lyman, Wyo. ...


Apr 27, 2016, 11:35 ET First Book CEO Kyle Zimmer Receives Ms. Foundation Award for Igniting Culture Change, Breaking Down Barriers Across Gender and Racial Lines

 Today the Ms. Foundation for Women will honor Kyle Zimmer, president and CEO of First Book, with the 2016 Peggy Charren/Free to Be Award,...


Feb 24, 2016, 08:54 ET Open eBooks Opens World of Digital Reading to Children

 Open eBooks, a new initiative and e-reader app that will make thousands of popular, top-selling eBooks available to children in need for free,...


Dec 29, 2015, 14:51 ET Nonprofit Reports 500 Percent Increase in Number of Educators Seeking Books, Resources for Kids in Need

 The demand for books and learning materials among educators serving children from low-income families has never been higher. In the last four...


Dec 29, 2015, 14:51 ET Nonprofit Reports 500 Percent Increase in Number of Educators Seeking Books, Resources for Kids in Need

 The demand for books and learning materials among educators serving children from low-income families has never been higher. In the last four...


Dec 10, 2015, 14:03 ET ABA Foundation Partners with First Book to Launch New Book Award Program

 The American Bankers Association Foundation has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that promotes educational equality by...


Dec 10, 2015, 14:03 ET ABA Foundation Partners with First Book to Launch New Book Award Program

 The American Bankers Association Foundation has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that promotes educational equality by...


Nov 18, 2015, 11:44 ET Penguin Young Readers to Match Donations to First Book through December 31

 Children from low-income families can receive three times more books this holiday season, thanks to a partnership between the nonprofit social...


Nov 03, 2015, 12:55 ET Newly Released Nonprofit Impact Report Provides Insights into Academic Challenges Faced by Low-Income Students

The nonprofit social enterprise First Book today released its 2014 Impact Report detailing the organization's work over the last fiscal year in...


May 05, 2015, 10:55 ET First Book's Stories for All Project™ Arms Educators with Diverse, Inclusive Children's Books to Fuel Learning, Promote Educational Equity

Educational outcomes improve when children have access to books in which they see their lives reflected. They become more engaged and enthusiastic...


Apr 30, 2015, 15:26 ET First Book Partners with White House, Libraries and Publishers on Groundbreaking Effort to Bring Thousands of e-Books to Children in Need

Through a new White House-led initiative, First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, is helping connect children in need across the country with...


Mar 02, 2015, 10:50 ET Instagram Phenom 'Hot Dudes Reading' Launches National Cause Campaign In Support Of Nonprofit First Book

First Book and Instagram account, @hotdudesreading, today announced a new charitable effort to share the joy of reading with kids from...


Feb 18, 2015, 13:50 ET First Book And Conn's, Inc. To Provide More Than 30,000 New Books To Kids In Need

 First Book today announced a new partnership with specialty retailer Conn's, Inc. that will provide new books to tens of thousands of children...


Apr 30, 2014, 14:16 ET John E. Harmon, Sr., National Black Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Joins First Book Board of Directors

John E. Harmon, Sr., chairman of the National Black Chamber of Commerce and president and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New...


Apr 17, 2014, 16:20 ET 100,000 Educators Serving Kids in Need Join Forces as Part of Nonprofit Network

 When Layla Erzrumly signed up with First Book to get access to free and low-cost books and resources for her 4th grade classroom a few weeks...


Apr 16, 2014, 12:00 ET TD Bank Partners with First Book to Provide Books for Children in Need

 TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® and First Book —a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in...


Mar 04, 2014, 18:09 ET First Book Honored for Cross-Sector Collaborations Bringing Millions of Books to Kids in Need

Kyle Zimmer, president and CEO of First Book, received a Lifetime Collective Impact Award yesterday to recognize First Book's innovative approaches...


Feb 03, 2014, 14:33 ET Nonprofit Launches Major Effort to Bring New Books to Latino Kids in Need

First Book to Provide a Wealth of Latino Books and Resources as Part of 'The Stories for All Project' In a major new effort to reach more...


Dec 18, 2013, 16:30 ET Chronicle Books' #GiveBooks Campaign Donates 10,000 Books to Kids in Need Through First Book

Every pin, tweet and signature of the #GiveBooks pledge generated one new book for a child in need More than 10,000 people have pinned,...


Dec 07, 2013, 10:00 ET AERIN Contributes New Books to Kids in Need in New York City through First Book

 First graders from Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy I in New York City received brand-new books of their own today, thanks to the...


Dec 05, 2013, 12:39 ET New Books for Kids in Need: Random House to Match Holiday Donations to Nonprofit First Book

This holiday season, kids in need will receive three times as many new books of their own, thanks to First Book and the generous support of Random...