In the wake of Hurricane Matthew our neighbors in Eastern North Carolina are suffering. There are many organizations working to feed and share essential supplies to our friends in the east and we encourage you to donate to the charity of your choice.Many families lost everything and for the children displaced by this disaster that includes books. A book can provide a window to the world and an escape for the imagination.Waste Industries & North Carolina Culture helped us set up a way for you to bring some joy to the children of the North Carolina counties under federal disaster declaration.Here is how you can help:Bring new or gently used books to the bins installed at: The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the North Carolina Museum of History, the North Carolina State Capitol, and the North Carolina Museum of Art for our Donate & Replace Children’s Book Drive.We will collect & deliver them to shelters, schools, and public libraries in our eastern counties affected by the disaster.Follow along with us, watch for additional drop-off locations, and stay tuned for other ways to donate.Book collection runs until Monday, November 21 and book delivery begins the week after Thanksgiving.
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