Books Between Kids has been on Facebook for a while, and now for those of you who are Twitter fans, you can follow us there as well! Our timing couldn’t be better, as the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s (BBHLF) social media competition kicked off yesterday! As a non-profit organization, we could win the cash […]
HISD Video Spotlights Books Between Kids and Better World Books
May is our favorite month because there is so much celebrating going on in our world. This year, we celebrated reading and books with children at 32 different schools – and boy, were they excited about their new books!! We have so many great memories stored away! HISD’s press department joined us at one of […]
They are Outta Here!
Last Thursday afternoon, after just a few hours of loading, the last HISD truck pulled away from our warehouse, which means only one thing – THE BOOKS ARE ON THEIR WAY! We blew kisses and waved good-bye to them, thinking about all of the months spent collecting, sorting and boxing them, along with all of […]
Shop at Amazon and Earn Money for BBK
Have you noticed the new AmazonSmile banner on our right sidebar menu? Books Between Kids recently signed up as a charitable organization with AmazonSmile, which allows us to receive 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low […]
Spotlight on BBK Volunteer – Virginia
What we get done at the Books Between Kids warehouse would be impossible without the help of hundreds of volunteers giving of themselves and their time. Some volunteers come just once or twice. Others come once, get hooked and then come often – and these volunteers we have the opportunity to get to know and […]
We have a warehouse!
It is official! After many months of fruitless searching, a home has been found for Books Between Kids. The warehouse lease has been signed, we have the keys and we can now arrange the delivery of the 18 wheeler of books from our wonderful partner Better World Books. Sorting dates are scheduled, pending arrival of […]