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Literacy Outreach Coordinator: 604-562-3447
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Category: Hampers

Feeding Hearts and Minds with Literacy Hampers in 2022

Spring and summer months are times for our literacy hampers, which are gifts of books and other learning materials included in food bank packages for the needy. 48% of adult Canadians have low literacy skills that fall below a high school level, which negatively affects their ability to function at work and in their personal…
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Literacy Hampers Update

In just 10 events, Burnaby Literacy Now has already handed out over 2,000 books! Special thanks to the many generous community members from Burnaby (David, Sharon, Julie, Muna, Maria, Julia, Mario, and so many more) for their book donations. Another big thank you to these wonderful organizations and our Food Hub Librarians for making this…
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Summer Hampers 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions are easing, we are again out and about, and on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, we gave away over 300 books at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House South Food Hub. This time with support of our own team of dedicated Literacy Now volunteers, we worked tirelessly in hot weather in 2 shifts to continue…
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Book Donation for Literacy Hampers

Thanks to the Chilliwack Learning Society for the generous book donation for our Literacy Hampers.For now, these and many other books are sitting in boxes at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House, waiting to be distributed safely as soon as the situation gets better! Stay healthy – keep on reading.

Literacy Hampers at the Food Hub

Literacy Now Burnaby handed out 100s of books at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House south food hub today. With the help of our busy volunteers, people received literacy hampers with age-appropriate books, colours, activity sheets, The West Coast Reader, and info in various languages on community resources like the Neighbourhood Small Grants, Burnaby Public Library, NewToBC, etc. This project was made possible through…
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