Category Archives: March 2018

Books to Benefit Returns 1880s Marriage Certificate to Family

Books to Benefit, a local nonprofit organization that raises monies for STAR Adult Literacy and YouthBuild McLean County’s literacy programs through its semiannual book sales, has once again found a home for a piece of family history. Among books recently donated was an 1880s German Bible in which was found a marriage certificate. The certificate, […]

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Books to Benefit Donation Moves Anonymous Donor to Support Literacy

On Wednesday, March 14, Books to Benefit presented STAR Adult Literacy with a $4,000 donation check and YouthBuild McLean County (YBMC) with a $2,000 check to support their literacy efforts. Thanks to the focus of Books to Benefit on STAR, an additional $7,000 donation was received. “Through the Books to Benefit sales, a generous donor […]

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Cub Scout Pack 3957 Impact Local Literacy Efforts

The Wolf Den of Cub Scout Pack 3957, a group of five second graders, collected donations for Books to Benefit as its first community service project in 2018. The Cub Scouts oath encourages them to “help other people at all times.” This is especially true of Pack 3957, sponsored by the Hudson Lions Club, an […]

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