A Book Shelf in Every Food Shelf

 Low-literacy is an obstacle to future success, health & independence. Increasing the number of books in children's homes is an important part of the solution to improving literacy.


We give books away. 

In fact, we give lots of books away to children who live in poverty.

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Literacy & Read to Feed the Mind News

  • Passing the Power This last week I started my program at Adler Graduate School for my MA in psychotherapy. As I sat with the other students, we spoke to one another about professionalism and vocation. Professionalism broken down in Latin means "pro" or for and "fess" to speak. Thus professionalism is about speaking for someone or some group. Likewise, vocation comes from the Latin word "vocatio", a call or a summon. Asking someone what their profession is and what their vocation is, is really asking who that individual is called to speak on behalf of. My first response to this question was that I am called to speak on behalf of those who do not have voices, or to listen to those who ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2012, 7:18 AM by Linnea Logas
  • The Pictures of Possibility This summer has been a busy one for Read to Feed the Mind. Remember all those thousands of books we handed out a few weeks ago? Well we have pictures to share from the North Minneapolis Block party and from the Minnesoat Reading CorpsAugust training at River Centre in St Paul. The children and volunteers were so excited to be receiving books!  Many of the Minnesota Reading Corps tutors are also very excited about the books they received, and are looking forward to setting up chapters in their own local food shelves. Over facebook we received a message from a tutor that encompasses the excitement and possibility these tutors see: "Hi! I received a the bag of books via Minnesota ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2012, 10:01 PM by Beverly Koopman
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