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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Help POP Raise Kids’ Books with Usborne Books

The POP Project is getting a helping hand for our children’s book giving program from international book publisher, Usborne Books & More. But first, we need your help. Local Usborne Books & More representative Andi Locke Mears is partnering with POP to lead an active online fundraiser for $1,000. Andi is an educational consultant for the publishing…

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Join the #GivingTuesday Movement Tomorrow by Giving to POP

Following our national day of thanks, then a full weekend of shopping deals in retail stores and online, is a day that has been recently dubbed Giving Tuesday. In 2012, the day was founded as a movement toward coming together “for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.” This Giving Tuesday video concisely…

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