Simple Service Projects – Book Drive

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I participate in this program on behalf of Champions for Kids and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. 

If there is one thing that every child needs growing up it’s a book. A child’s love of reading can open the doors to many amazing things. So I participated in a Champions for Kids SIMPLE Service Project Fuel Your School book drive to help gather books for children in need. I asked my fellow Georgia Bloggers to help by donating used books that they no longer wanted or needed. It resulted in a full trunk of books that I donated to Sheltering Books.

Book DriveSheltering Books, Inc. is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3)  charity started by Mackenzie Bearup of Alpharetta Georgia.  Sheltering Books provides adult and children’s books for homeless shelters across the USA. Today the charity is run by both Mackenzie and her brother Benjamin.  Benjamin focuses on providing books to our military across the world. They have helped so many and have even started donating the books to other countries.Sheltering Books

The core values of Champions for Kids are simple, yet profound, and drive their efforts to “mobilize millions” to help children — All children should have: Someone who cares; a Place to belong; Hope for tomorrow and provisions for their journey. All children.

SIMPLE Service Projects are an easy way to help children in the community. 

Every SIMPLE Service Project has 4 basic steps:

  • GATHER your friends, family, and co-workers.
  • LEARN about the needs of children in your community.
  • GIVE items to help kids enjoy happier & healthier lives.
  • SHARE your story with us to inspire others.

Champions for Kids LogoHave you ever seen the SIMPLE Giving bins located in your local Walmart stores? It’s an easy way to donate food to the Champions for Kids program. You just purchase a product and place it in the big purple box. It’s that simple!

Right now there is a special FREE BOOK offer from Kellogg Company and Scholastic! Get a free book or donate one to the school of your choice! Choose from more than 50 Scholastic books, including bilingual titles, for children of all ages. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Look for a code inside specially marked Kellogg’s® cereals and other Kellogg’s® products sold at Walmart. 
  2. Enter the code online.
  3. Order your free book or choose to donate it to the school of your choice.

BTS_Kellogg Scholastic Free Book Logo

When giving is this simple it’s hard to pass it up. Look at all the SIMPLE Service Projects on the Champions For Kids website.




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Meghan Cooper is a writer, content creator, movie critic, and geek living in Atlanta, Ga. She loves movies, traveling, and lots of coffee. Member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association, Georgia Film Critics Association, and Atlanta Film Critics Circle.

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