Books Are Wings has 30,000 books- help us put them in the hands of children in 2016. The #Gift of Literacy campaign provides essential funds for programs that build children’s opportunity, desire and passion to read. Help us awaken a child’s interest and #keepkidsreading.
Did you know...
- In 2015 we distributed over 32,000 free books to 16,000 children in RI's core urban areas.
- 60% of children from low-income families have no books in their homes
- 42% of low-income 4th graders in Rhode Island are not proficient in reading. This is in stark contrast with the 83% of higher-income 4th graders who scored at or above profic...