Inspire students with the story of how a 5-year-old New Yorker’s idea to share his toys with California wildfire victims grew into a national “Pay It Forward” movement that transformed the 9/11 Anniversary into a positive platform for volunteer service.
Educate a generation of children about the tragedy of 9/11 through the filters of humanity, kindness, and service that united our Nation—and the world—on 9/12.
Activate 1.5 million middle and high school students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds in hands-on service-learning projects focused on disaster relief, community revitalization, and the arts.
First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides access to new books for children in need. Since 1992, First Book has distributed more than 110 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children throughout the United States and Canada. First Book is transforming the lives of children from low-income families and elevating the quality of education by making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis. Through partnerships with leading publishing companies, First Book secures high-quality titles that help educators create enriched learning experiences for their students.
Sign up today to become part of the First Book Network. Signing up is free and gives you immediate and ongoing access to First Book’s two channels for free and reduced cost books, theFirst Book National Book Bank and the First Book Marketplace. Click here to register now! For additional information, visit firstbook.org.
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