Stories tagged with: Book Drive

March 11, 2013 - 2:16pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

Americorps Boxes could be found for weeks around Zanesville that were collecting books to donate to local schools and non profit organizations.

The book drive turned out better than the Americorps College Completion Coaches anticipated, collecting more than 2,000 books.

Gretchen Newsom, Americorps College Completion Coach said, "It was wonderful, it was way more than we expected, definitely. The community, it was outpouring how many different books we received; 2030 is way...

February 18, 2013 - 6:36pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The national service network, Americorps' mission is, to create programs that engage Americans to help meet the nations needs in health or education.

In order to observe the upcoming Americorps Week, which starts on March 9th, the organization has developed a childrens' book drive called 'Sharing the Literacy'.

Gretchen Newsom and Roishell Cooper, Americorps College Completion Coaches said, " We feel that reading is extremely important for children and it starts when they...

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