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Subject: extra children's books?
Date Posted: 4/7/2008 8:03 PM ET
Member Since: 5/15/2006
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Due to lack of funding and unavailablity of materials in this area,The Child Develpment Center at the Collage of the Redwoods in Eureka,Ca needs donations of childrens books especially bilingual childrens books. This center takes children of students for low cost childcare and preschool.If anyone wants to make a donation to the school please contact me. I can do a credit or two here and there but ideally we need donations.

Any book is needed and wanted. I am not a teacher there but my best friend is.I gave her a huge stack of books for Christmas. I felt a bit silly at first but then she was so touched.She told me that there was a need for books at the school.She was especially excited about the 2 bilingual books I found when I was in the city.(S.F.)These books were not in the best condition but she did not care.I was suprised to learn that in an area largely populated with immagants who speak English as a second language there was a shortage of approperate materials in the preschools.   Then a couple days ago we were in Dollar Tree together,and Karie had to choose between what she needed for herself and her teenaged child and what she needed in the classroom.She told me how she had provided many of the things that were in her room.That was when I became aware of how greatly the Center needed things.I knew I could find help for books on here so I just wanted to do my part. I am also going to ask the women in my church for donations of other things that they may have laying around.

I know that this is a problem with many schools but I thought if we got together we might be able to help this one progam that helps so many.

I just realized that some of you may not believe that is for the school. So I am giving you thier address so you can just send them to the school directly.

The address to send books dierectly to the school is:

The Collage of the Redwoods

Child Development Center

Attention Karie Carsner

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd Eureka,Ca 95501

thank you for your help

Subject: I donate to good causes,consider me in : )
Date Posted: 4/12/2008 12:40 AM ET
Member Since: 7/14/2005
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I will send some good ones out that way : ) Always have extra books and like to help others,do it all the time out here : )

patticom - ,
Date Posted: 4/12/2008 2:47 AM ET
Member Since: 11/3/2007
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When you say bilingual can we assume you mean spanish???  Or are books in other languages needed also??