R.E.A.C.H. 4 Books

Reading in Every Amazon Child's Home

CURRENT EVENTS

Recently, the satellite club of R.E.A.C.H. 4 Books hosted a rummage sale to raise funds for book lights to send to the libraries along the Amazon.

PAST EVENTS

  • July 2008 launched Youth Venture Team www.genv.net
  • September 2008 Woodland Book Drive. We collected 475 books
  • November 2008 we presented to local Woodland Rotary and received a donation to purchase Spanish books for the library
  • February 2009 we made a shipment of 130 Spanish books to Detroit Zoo, a sponsor of the CCC Library in the Amazon who transported the books to Amazon for us
  • February 2009 we made presentations to both Woodland High Schools, who have pledged to raise money for our goal to build another library
  • March 2009 we sent 20 business letters to book companies requesting support and book donations
  • March 2009 we met with Mayor Skip Davies of Woodland to organize community Book Fair event, tentatively scheduled for fall 2009, in which people can buy specific Spanish books for the library
  • March 2009 Woodland High School Penny Wars - raised $1,000
  • May 2009 held successful Rummage Sale
  • August 2009 the construction started on the new library we funded in Sapo Playa, located 110 miles east of Iquitos, Peru. The library will serve 9-12 villages in this remote area
  • Amador Valley High School's leadership class raised over $900 dollars for R.E.A.C.H. 4 Books in the penny dirve that they ran. Thanks again Amador High Leadership!
  • December 2010 held Barnes and Noble Gift Wrapping Fundraiser
  • January - June 2010 we conducted three book shipments
  • December 2010 - held second Barnes and Noble Gift Wrapping
  • April 2010 - held Rummage Sale
  • June 2010 - We funded Amazon librarian/teacher's salary and library upkeep
  • May 2011 - held Rummage Sale
  • May 2011 - Funded Amazon Librarian/teacher's salary and library upkeep
  • May - December 2011 - Three shipments of books were sent 
  • January 2012 - Ongoing new member recruitment
  • June 2012 - Shipment of books
  • May 2012 - Supplied funds for gas so children can travel by motorboat to the library
  • November 2012 -  Rummage Sale
  • January 2013 - Purchased bookcases for Sapo Playa Library 
  • February 2013 - Satellite member Taylor Dorsey and friends hosted a Fiesta Dinner and raised nearly $300 for REACH 4 Books
  • March 2013 - Presidents Volunteer Service Award
  • February 2013 - October 2013 - Two Shipments of books 
  • April 2013 - UC Davis Picnic Day Booth
  • January 2014 - Sunrise Rotary Presentation
  • February 2014 - Funded Librarian Salary and High Water Transportation
  • March 2014 - Rummage Sale
  • February 2015 - Sent book lights and books