The Growth Spurt Continues: POP Project’s 2014 in Review and Look ahead to 2015

The POP Project broke our book delivery records in 2014 by sorting, packing, and delivering almost 7,000 books valued at nearly $35,000! These books were delivered to local area schools, children’s programs, shelters, housing and healthcare centers, and detention centers, as well as to NC’s maximum security state prisons. We also held a number of…

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Spreading the Love of Reading, with “Zora and Me”

For the third year in a row, the POP Project participated in the international event, World Book Night. Held annually on Shakespeare’s birthday (April 23), the program celebrates reading by allowing book giver volunteers to hand out 20 specially printed copies of a given books to low income individuals or infrequent readers. As you can…

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The POP Project will Participate in Our Third Annual World Book Night!

Here at the POP Project, the coming of spring means more volunteer opportunities, more books given out, and at least one more exciting thing: World Book Night! The new tradition allows community members to distribute books to people in need, a mission we certainly stand behind. The POP Project is excited to have been chosen…

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Not Just a POP, More Like an Explosion! – POP Project’s 2013 in Review

The POP Project had high aspirations for 2013 and, boy, did we make it a year to remember! In April, POP participated in World Book Night USA by giving away 20 copies of “The Phantom Tollbooth” to children around town. We were excited to give out a classic children’s book about the power of imagination…

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The Phantom Tollbooth Now has 20 New Fans!

Maybe it’s wishful thinking, but the POP Project believes we helped create 20 new fans of “The Phantom Tollbooth” yesterday. Did you know that April 23 is an internationally recognized holiday? Banks don’t close, and buses don’t stop running, but readers across the U.S. and Europe gather together to give gifts to strangers in their…

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