June
24

Bike for Bookies with SoulCycle

Do you like books, biking, and giving back?? We are VERY excited to announce that our Bike for Bookies event with SoulCycle, the revolutionary indoor cycling gym, will take place on August 8th @ 2pm at the West Hollywood SoulCycle Studio!!

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We are riding to help raise funds for our new Leaders + Readers Book Drive Program, getting kids in Title 1 schools in the LAUSD new and gently used children’s books that they desperately need. Since January we have already raised 55,800 books and worked with 30 LA area schools! Now, we need YOU to help us reach our goal of getting 100,000 books into LA area schools this fall!! How? By rallying your friends and family to support and sponsor you as a Bike for Bookies rider!! With Leaders + Readers, every $1 equals one book!!

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If you are interested in being a rider at this event, please email events@milkandbookies.org for more information and details on how to sign up! Hurry!! Spaces are limited!!

 

READ! GIVE! GROW!


by Alesha Dailey
June
2

Book-Raiser Spotlight: Mrs. Kraemer’s Class

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It’s no secret that we love teachers! We love them even more when they take the time to teach their students the joys of giving back with Milk+Bookies!

Today’s Milk+Bookies Book-Raiser Spotlight goes to Mrs. Kraemer and her fantastic class! Put together as a 1st grade class project, they helped raise books for an underserved school in Nashville, TN. Check out what these amazing future philanthropists were able to accomplish!

Total Books Raised: 102
How many kids were involved in your event? 21
Donated To: Napier Elementary, Nashville, TN
Below are quotes from the students!

“Good and makes me smile and feel happy.” -Tess age 6.

“Like I want to sing.” – Hayden age 7.

“Great in my heart.” – Adi age 7.

“Giving makes me feel goo. Giving makes me feel happy.” – Sophie age 7.

“Happy and glad and proud.” -Arnold age 6.

“Delightful.” – Meenal age 6.

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“Thank you Milk+Bookies for another great experience!”

Thanks for making a difference with Milk+Bookies!!

To find out how you can Host Your Own Book-Raiser and start making a difference to children in your community click here.

And don’t forget to purchase your Bookies Box full of all the materials you will need to make your Book-Raiser a success!!

Read! Give! Grow!


by Sonia Garcia