BTD taking a new direction
For the past 20 years, you have been with me as I follow my dream. The dream is, simply stated, "Wouldn't it be wonderful if all children could have their own books to read?" Many hundreds of dedicated volunteers and donors have made the rewarding journey with me, starting in 1993 with The Key Program at Holy Family Home and Shelter in Willimantic. It consisted of the first daily preschool in a shelter in the state, a daily individual homework/tutoring program for every child enrolled in school, and programs for toddlers and mothers. Some of you are still volunteering and donating 20 years later!
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NEW BOOKS TO DREAMS, INC. FUNDRAISER:
Famous Children's Authors' Letters FOR SALE!
These professionally framed original
letters are from Beverly Cleary, Sid Fleischman, Marilyn Sachs, Richard
Scarry, Charles Schulz, Donald Sobol and Bernard Waber from the
1980's. They are personal letters written by the
authors to my students and me when I was teaching. They reveal some
interesting facts about
their lives at that time.
The letters have hung in our
hallway for twenty years where they have inspired my family, friends and
me. Now, I have decided to sell these
letters to raise needed funds for my non-profit literacy program for
in need, Books to Dreams, Inc. These
economic times have challenged me to be 'creative' in order to keep
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