Thursday, June 21, 2012

PBS KIDS® Series Martha Speaks Partners with First Book

I wanted to share this information with you because we LOVE Martha Speaks! and feelt hat giving back to the community is awesome!!

PBS KIDS® Series Martha Speaks Partners with
First Book to Help Bring Books to
Underserved Communities

WGBH Administers 25 Grants to Public Television Stations to Bring Reading Buddies Programs to Local Communities

The WGBH and PBS KIDS series Martha Speaks is partnering with literary non-profit First Book, an innovative leader in social enterprise, to help 25 public television stations bring books to underserved communities around the country through the Martha Speaks Reading Buddies program. As part of the Martha Speaks outreach initiative, WGBH is administering 25 $4,000 grants to public television stations to bring Martha Speaks Reading Buddies to their local communities.

About PBS KIDS
PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, online and community-based programs. For more information on specific PBS KIDS programs supporting literacy, science, math and more, visit PBS.org/pressroom , or follow PBS KIDS on Twitter and Facebook.

About First Book
First Book has distributed more than 90 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada.  By making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis, First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education. For more information, please visit them online or follow their latest news on Facebook and Twitter.

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