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PR- FL Celebration Student Writing Contest Announced

PR- FL Celebration Student Writing Contest  The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce the Florida Celebration of Reading Writing Contest, open to third through fifth grade students in Southwest Florida, including Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry Counties. The Celebration event, held each year in Bonita Springs, benefits the family literacy work of […]

Our First iGIVE Donation from a Holiday Shopper

A special thanks to our very first iGiver!  This week we received a donation from Allison, a great friend and supporter.  Since Allison added the iGive button on her web browser, a simple online purchase of photos from her favorite drugstore allowed her to contribute a percentage of her purchase to the Barbara Bush Foundation. […]

We Make Giving Fun – Find Out How

There are a few easy things you can do at home or in your local community to improve literacy, aside from contributing to the Foundation financially. As we wind up 2013, it’s a great time to assess how you can make a difference in the lives of others in the New Year. Read more for […]

Look Who’s Coming to Our Valentine’s Celebration!

Spend Valentine’s evening 2014 at the FL Celebration of Reading with actress and author Teri Hatcher, presidential photographer Eric Draper, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber and the wildly popular Magic Tree House children’s author Mary Pope Osborne. Won’t you join us? Get the details today.

A Holiday Message from Barbara Bush

A Year-End Message from Our Founder:   As we all joyfully get ready for the holidays, this is also the time of year that those year-end giving letters arrive. I could make a case that everything we worry about would be better if more people could read, write, and comprehend. So I am writing to […]

Jeb Bush, Teri Hatcher featured at annual literacy event

Naples Daily News staff report – Posted December 9, 2013 at 12:21 p.m. Former Gov. Jeb Bush again will bring the Florida Celebration of Reading event to Southwest Florida, and he’s bringing along some friends. Bush will travel to Bonita Springs in February to help raise money for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, which teaches parents and […]

Electricity Maine Employees Donate Children’s Books to Literacy Program

BWWGeeksWorld by www.broadwayworld.com Bath, Maine – SAIL into Literacy was established with funds from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy 4 years ago. The program is unique due to the collaboration with Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC). The secondary students who participate in the Early Childhood Occupations program at BRCTC, along with […]

Authors announced for the annual Celebration of Reading

[row] [column lg=”3″ md=”3″ sm=”3″ xs=”12″ ] Teri Hatcher Eric Draper Debbie Macomber Mary Pope Osborne [/column] [column lg=”9″ md=”9″ sm=”9″ xs=”12″ ] KINFAY MOROTI/THE NEWS-PRESS Next year’s Celebration of Reading will feature bestselling authors Teri Hatcher, Mary Pope Osborne and Debbie Macomber, organizers announced today. The annual fundraiser takes place Feb. 14 at the […]

Barbara Bush Family Literacy Program is a Success

Northside Inter-Community Agency, Inc. In September, NICA began a nine-month partnership with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy to teach English. This grant is quite prestigious and NICA is proud to be working with the Barbara Bush Foundation. The literacy program provides English as a Second Language, reading and writing instruction, computer training, and […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Scholarship Winners Gather for Thanksgiving Meal

Bangor Daily News PORTLAND, Maine – Parents and children who have been awarded Barbara Bush Foundation family scholarships recently joined together at Learning Works in Portland to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner and holiday-related story telling. The families have enrolled in classes at the Learning Works family literacy program to improve their reading, writing and English […]

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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
516 North Adams Street • Tallahassee, Florida 32301