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Winter Collection: Children’s Book Drive

  • Monday, January 4 - Friday, January 22
  • All Day Event

TBE’s Winter Collections continue in January with a new and gently used children’s book drive for the families of Grove Hall’s William Monroe Trotter School. Partnering with Family Social Action Group and TBE’s learning programs, the Racial Justice Initiative will be accepting donations of new and gently used children’s books for Trotter students ages 3 years to 14 years (grades K0–8) from January 4–22.

Donation Instructions
We have two ways to deliver your donations to the collection:

  1. Drop off donations in the collections bin at TBE.
  2. Order online! You can purchase new children’s books from local, Black-owned bookstore Frugal Bookstore and have them shipped to TBE. See instructions below:
    • Click here to go to Frugal Bookstore’s website.
    • Scroll down to Children’s Collections. There are 4 lists to select from.
    • When you place your order, put TBE’s address in the field for SHIPPING ADDRESS: Children’s Book Drive, Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Road, Wellesley, MA 02481.

For more information, contact Ediss Gandelman.

About RJI
TBE’s Racial Justice Initiative seeks to increase our understanding and activism to address ongoing discrimination and inequality.

About FSAG
Join Family Social Action Group to volunteer alongside your children in kindergarten through 5th grade (younger and older siblings welcome). Show them that they can make a difference helping others.