Category Archives: September 2018

Books to Benefit Fall Book Harvest for Literacy

Books to Benefit, a local nonprofit organization that collects and sells books to support local literacy programs, is hosting a book drive to support local literacy efforts. “The $20,000 check anonymously donated in June to First Book McLean County reminds us of how supportive our community is of local literacy efforts. The donor’s letter stated […]

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Books to Benefit Donates Finnish Collection to Finlandia University

Books to Benefit, a local nonprofit organization that collects and sells books to support local literacy programs, has donated seven rare works in Finnish to Finlandia University in Hancock, Michigan. Finlandia, a liberal arts college in Michigan’s northernmost city, was founded in 1896 by Finnish immigrants and is the only institution of higher learning in […]

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Fund A New Drop Box!

Our all-volunteer organization, Books to Benefit, passionately works to support literacy. We collect gently used books from our community drop boxes, after which our volunteers sort the books by genre for eventual sale at one of our two semiannual book sales. The only income we receive is from these book sales and individual donations. Most of […]

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