Nebo School District is Partnering with Tabitha’s Way

Submitted by shelley.heaton on Thu, 04/15/2021 - 15:44

Nebo is partnering with Tabitha’s Way for a new event called Read & Feed.

The purpose of this event is to encourage children to continue to read during the summer and to educate families facing food insecurity regarding food resources available to them and their children while they are not attending school. Our goal is to gather 10,000 gently used books that children can take home with them and keep to read during the summer.

During the month of April, we are encouraging families to donate gently used books that they no longer need and drop them off at Tabitha’s Donation Bins at the following schools:

Springville Area                      Spanish Fork Area:         Salem Area:                  Payson Area:        
Springville High                            Spanish Fork Junior             Valley View Middle         Payson Junior High
Springville Junior                         Diamond Fork Junior           Foothills Elementary     Mt. Nebo Middle
Meadow Brook Elementary        Brockbank Elementary
                                                          Riverview Elementary
                                                          Sierra Bonita Elementary

The children who come to the event will receive a tote bag and will be able to choose up to 10 books to read during the summer months. During the event, Tabitha’s Way will also hand out Summer Feeding Vouchers to guide families to utilize the free food resources at our pantry. Additionally, we will provide information regarding other ways and means to access free food assistance and reading programs, such as Feeding in the Park and city library reading programs within the Nebo School District.

Thank you for all your help in this worthy project. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Jan Gordan                                     Lillian Kump
Event Volunteer Coordinator     Community Development Coordinator
jan [dot] gordon [at] nebo [dot] edu                  lillian [at] tabithasway [dot] org

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