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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Washington Redskins Children's Book Drive


REDSKINS READ CHILDREN’S BOOK DRIVE

WASHINGTON REDSKINS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION TO HOLD
FOURTH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DRIVE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
EVERYBODY WINS! DC AND BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS

WHO:   Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation will partner with Everybody Wins! DC and Barnes & Noble Booksellers to hold the fourth annual Redskins Read Children’s Book Drive.

WHAT: The highlight of this year’s book drive will be a stadium collection event held this Sunday, September 18 at FedExField when the Redskins play the Arizona Cardinals.

This children’s book drive, part of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation’s Redskins Read literacy initiative, will collect new children’s books that will be redistributed throughout the Washington Redskins market to children that could otherwise not afford to purchase books.

Fans are encouraged to bring new children’s books to the game on September 18 and drop them off in the collection bins that will be stationed around the stadium or to make their book donation at any of the 13 participating Barnes & Noble Booksellers stores beginning Sunday, September 18 and running through Saturday, October 1.

If fans are unable to attend the game or wish to make a monetary donation, cash or checks will be accepted both at the game and checks may be mailed to the Charitable Foundation. All checks should be made payable to the “Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation” (a 501c3 nonprofit organization).

Donations may be sent to the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation c/o Redskins Read Children’s Book Drive, 21300 Redskin Park Drive, Ashburn, VA 20147. All funds collected will be used by Everybody Wins! DC to purchase additional books.

WHERE:  FedExField (1600 FedEx Way, Landover, MD 20785) 13 participating Barnes & Noble Booksellers stores

WHEN: Sunday, September 18, 2011 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at FedExField September 18 to October 1, 2011 at all 13 participating Barnes & Noble Booksellers stores

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The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, the nonprofit philanthropic arm of the team, combines the influence and popularity of the Washington Redskins with the resources and assets of Washington area corporations. Founded by Redskins owner Daniel M. Snyder, the Charitable Foundation is guided by its Leadership Council that consists of CEOs who help shape and define the philanthropic efforts of the Redskins to achieve a measurable impact on youth development in the areas of education, community outreach, and health and wellness. Visit www.Redskins.com and click on Community for more information.

Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting children's literacy and a love of learning through shared reading experiences with caring individuals. These experiences enhance children's self-esteem, expand their possibilities for success in school and life and enable adult volunteers and communities to experience the rewards of enriching young lives. Visit http://www.everybodywinsdc.org/ for more information.
 



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