Branching Out and Taking Root: POP Project’s 2016 in Review and Look ahead to 2017

The POP Project added one more ring of growth last year to our history as an Asheville-based volunteer nonprofit. Though the year took us in many directions, we spread our branches and dug in deep to keep reaching toward our mission. POP sorted, packed, and delivered more than 6,800 free books in 2016 with a…

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POP’s Give!Local and Additional End-of-Year Fundraising Results

Give!Local Fundraising Results The POP Project is excited to help more people enjoy a book-filled 2017, thanks to the generosity of our Give!Local donors. The Give!Local online fundraising program is an annual Mountain Xpress initiative that enables locals to help area nonprofits through micro-donations. POP was one of 2016’s 47 participating nonprofits, and will be…

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4 Days to Go! POP is $1,061 from our Give!Local Fundraising Goal

The POP Project has been proud to participate as one of 47 local nonprofits in the Mountain Xpress’s second annual Give!Local fundraising program. From November 1 through December 31, the Give!Local program connects local donors with local agencies that need local support. Thanks to generous donors like you, so far POP has raised $439 or…

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Literacy Council Youth Pick their Own Books this Christmas

Early this year, the POP Project announced that we received our first-ever community grant: $1,000 from Asheville’s own Glass Foundation to purchase elementary and middle-grade children’s books. At first, we planned on using the grant to purchase children’s books that we never seem to have available in large enough numbers (e.g., Spanish-language books, books featuring…

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