One New Bookshelf in Place, Many More to Go!

In our last blog installment, we described the new book giving program being organized by Jeanne Cumby, our intrepid volunteer children’s book giving manager. She has been in contact with a number of area schools determined to have a high need. Our goal is to have free bookshelves in place at each of these 11…

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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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Announcing POP’s First Grant Ever from the Glass Foundation!

The POP Project is extremely proud to announce that we recently received our first community grant from Asheville’s own Glass Foundation. The $1,000 grant will be used separately from our general operating budget to purchase elementary and middle-grade children’s books. The books purchased will fill in gaps from our donated books to ensure that we…

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Usborne Books Helps POP Make an Impact to Local Kids—with Your Help!

The POP Project has been partnering with Usborne Books & More to provide NEW books to children in our area. You can help us make a larger impact by giving through an active online fundraiser. The POP Project distributes free books in Buncombe County and across Western North Carolina, including to schools, low-income communities, food…

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