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Hicksville NJHS Promoting Literacy With Generosity

Once again, the Hicksville Middle School National Junior Honor Society is promoting reading through its charitable efforts. The NJHS recently organized a book drive to benefit the Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit organization that collects books for all age groups to distribute to students, families and individuals in need throughout the tristate area.   This
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Helping Hands Give Back Through Baking And Books

The Helping Hands Club at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus recently visited the Ronald McDonald House. A dozen students baked cookies, cupcakes, muffins and brownies for the residents and took a tour of this wonderful facility. This was the second time this school year that Helping Hands students visited the facility, which provides a comfortable […]
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Albany Avenue Plants a Library, Grows Readers

Albany Avenue Elementary School in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District has received a grant for its kindergarten students from the Long Island Language Arts Council, “Plant a Library, Grow a Reader.” To encourage a love of reading by “growing their own library,” each kindergarten student was presented with a book basket and selected two […]

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   November’s Charity of the Month is: The Book Fairies   The Book Fairies is an organization located in Freeport, NY. Six years ago, founder Amy Zaslansky heard about a classroom that had no books to offer to its students. Amy decided to start a book drive for used children’s books so […]