Donald J. Fee, Family Dental Care partners with “Bernie’s Book Bank”. Bernie’s Book Bank collects, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase BOOK OWNERSHIP among at-risk infants, toddlers and school age children throughout Chicago land.
How do people donate books?
Just drop by the office. Our hours are T, TH, F— 7:30-5 , Weds. 11-5 and some Saturdays. Feel free to call ahead at 630-466-4511
How do you spread the word about the book bank to get donations?
Mostly through our wonderful patients and staff. We also try to get the word out locally via newspapers, information is also available on our website at donaldfeedds.com. The community has been outstanding with their donations, but we have to keep everyone motivated to keep their bookshelves clean and organized. Our book bins have been empty, we are hoping the “Spring Cleaning Bug” will hit soon!
What types of books are you looking for?
Children’s to young adult (P-K-12), story books, how to books, history you name it!
What is your goal amount?
As many as possible every year. Every book counts to a child in need!
How did Bernie’s Book Bank start and where is it located?
You will find all of the amazing information you need here: http://www.berniesbookbank.org/
It’s so important to nurture our youth and their education, and difficult to do when there are no resources to be had. We want tot help create a love and a want for knowledge. Please, help us attain those goals through your book donations. Bernie’s Books provides such a wonderful service to our youth, children in need and our future leaders.
With Dr. Fee’s help, they have distributed over 3.4 MILLION books since December 2009 and now serve more than 100,000 at-risk children annually.
Dr. Fee’s office is having trouble helping this January and February because their book collection bins are empty. If anyone would like to help, please drop off gently use books at:
Donald J. Fee, D.D.S., Ltd.
Family Dental Care
26 W. Cross St, Sugar Grove, IL. 60554