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Subject: Donate a book for a good cause?
Date Posted: 4/6/2008 9:58 AM ET
Member Since: 2/18/2008
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Thanks for taking a moment to check out this post.  I am a psychiatric R.N., and I make regular visits to group homes to check on clients with mental illnesses.  Their levels of functioning are quite varied; while some are college educated, others read at a grade school level.  Several clients have requested reading materials for their homes.  I am supplying books and magazines of my own, but am wondering if any kind members would be willing to donate some books?  (I would need to review the options for appropriateness of topic.)  Please PM me if you are able to help out.  Thank you!

Date Posted: 4/6/2008 10:33 AM ET
Member Since: 10/21/2007
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Amie, I sent you a PM. 

Date Posted: 4/6/2008 11:23 AM ET
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Unless I can find a box of books I have stored out in the tack room of the barn, about all I have available now are romance books and would be glad to send some should you think they'd be appropriate for any readers.  Otherwise, I could buddy you a couple of credits and maybe you could make a deal with a reader for books that you'd consider appropriate.

Date Posted: 4/6/2008 12:01 PM ET
Member Since: 2/24/2008
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I PM'd you.

Date Posted: 4/6/2008 2:49 PM ET
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I PM'd you as well

Date Posted: 4/6/2008 2:55 PM ET
Member Since: 4/7/2007
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I did, too.

Date Posted: 4/6/2008 5:30 PM ET
Member Since: 5/15/2006
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All I have are romance novels....but here is a bump

Date Posted: 4/6/2008 11:46 PM ET
Member Since: 2/18/2008
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Thanks to all of the wonderful people who have helped out in my book donating campaign!  It is very appreciated.

Date Posted: 4/7/2008 12:42 AM ET
Member Since: 2/23/2007
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I've PMed you.

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 9:22 AM ET
Member Since: 3/12/2007
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I mailed your book.  I think what your doing is great!

Subject: keep up the good work
Date Posted: 4/8/2008 9:35 AM ET
Member Since: 10/20/2007
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I PM'd you. Hope you find some that will be useful.

Juniedoll

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:07 PM ET
Member Since: 3/15/2007
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I'll send you a PM.

Will you let us know in PM or on here what items are appropriate?

 

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 9:17 AM ET
Member Since: 10/27/2007
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Amie,

Are there certain  types of books that are sure to please,  or that you need more of?

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 5:21 PM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2006
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I PMed you too.

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 5:52 PM ET
Member Since: 9/29/2007
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Amy--pm'd you!  Please let me know what types of books would be appropriate or that you would be interested in receiving!

Sheri