African Library Project

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07/01/2014 to 12/10/2014
Claremont CA

We are working with the African Library Project to provide books to eager readers in Africa who have very few books. Please help us by collecting and delivering gently used books or by raising money to help pay for shipping to Africa. It takes only 1000 books and $500 (plus a little elbow grease!) to start a single library and make a huge difference in children’s lives.

This book drive is organized by ...

Hello my name is Malee and I love to read. The reason why I chose to do this was because I think everyone should have a chance to enjoy stories and read the tales we know and love. It would be great if everyone knew how to read and write, and if they don't know we can help teach them. We can all make a difference.

We want to start a library in Africa because...

We would like to start a library in Africa because we want to make a library to those who don't have one. We should help people who don't have what we have. Everyone matters.

About our African Partners...

I'm collecting books for a primary school library in Botswana. I'll find out the name of the school this fall.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

We would like gently used Preschool - 4th grade books. Please no books on American holidays, or specific religions (requirements of African Library Project).

Here's how you can contribute your books...

If you have book donations or money donations, you are welcome to drop them off at Unearth Malee Soap Store on July 12th, 11am - 5pm.

Accepting donations every Thursday at Unearth Malee from 11am - 5pm.
Unearth Malee is at 1326 Monte Vista Avenue, Suite 2, Claremont 91711
You may also ship books directly to Unearth Malee -- Media Rate with USPS is very reasonable. About 20lbs, for around $12.

We need to raise funds for shipping the books...

On July 12th, there will be a bake sale at Unearth Malee's Soap Sample Sale from 11am - 5pm. All donations will fund the $500 needed to ship 1000 books to Botswana. Book donations are greatly appreciated -- Preschool-4th grade level books. Thank you!

Here are some ways that you can help...

We would really appreciate financial donations to help fund the shipping costs to mail the books. We also need 1000 Children's books in good condition. If you can please bring them to Unearth Malee Soaps on July 12th (will update if there are more events).

Book donations accepted every Thursday at Unearth Malee Soap Store, 1326 Monte Vista Avenue, Suite 2, Claremont CA 91711

Contact us to find out more

Name: Marie E-mail is best.
Email: mpechkam@hotmail.com
Phone: 909-618-7598

Progress Report

Our Goal 1,000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 7/1/14)
250 books $170 fundraising

Acknowledgements

Thank you so much for helping! We can't wait to see how many books we receive -- this will be an amazing experience that will bring so much joy!

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About the African Library Project

Learn more about the African Library Project at http://www.africanlibraryproject.org.
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