Books with Wings is so grateful for the continued support of The Urban Systems Foundation. Their remarkable gift will enable us to send thousands of brand new books to indigenous children living on isolated reserves. Thank you for the long-term support, which has allowed us to reach more and more children every year.Read more..
November 29 2017 is Giving Tuesday, “a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others”. If you are thinking about how to participate, please consider making a donation of either funds or books to Books With Wings. The schools we work with are in …Read more..
Today, September 8, is International Literacy Day. People all over the world are celebrating the power of literacy and raising awareness of the negative impact that poor literacy skills can have on people’s lives and well-being. UNESCO has stated that literacy is a human right. It is essential to personal empowerment, future employment and opportunity, …Read more..
In 2013, the Winnipeg-based independent airline Perimeter Aviation offered Books With Wings a significant discount on shipping costs within Manitoba. Thanks to their generosity, we have been able to send even greater numbers of books to children on reserves in remote parts of this province. Perimeter continues to work with us today in 2015, and …Read more..
We at Books With Wings are so excited to have sent our 5000th brand-new book this morning! This is a huge milestone for us, and we could not be more grateful to the incredible people who have helped us along the way. A huge thank you, then, to all the schools and community members …Read more..
We’ve received some wonderful letters since the beginning of 2014. As always, we have posted them in our gallery, but here are a few selected highlights. We were absolutely thrilled to receive these gorgeous holiday cards from Miss Ashley’s class in Kashechewan. Her students are so creative! …Read more..
We’d like to extend an enormous thank you to Ms. Werb’s Grade 3/4 students at Whitchurch Highlands Public School in Stouffville for their extremely generous book donation. The children selected the books themselves from the Scholastic catalogue and they made some fantastic choices. Clearly, you all have very good taste! We’ll soon be sending the …Read more..
We were thrilled to receive an envelope full of letters from Garden Hill, some from students who have written to us many times before, and others from kids who are introducing themselves to us for the first time. Here are some lovely letters about about Disney’s Wonderful World of Dinosaurs by Christina Wilsdon. Kessie has …Read more..
We recently received our first batch of letters of the academic year, all the way from Kashechewan. Among other books, we sent Big Rig Bugs, which was a big hit with Miss Ashley’s senior kindergarten class. (Click on the image to enlarge it.) Book: Big Rig …Read more..
Just before the summer break, we were lucky enough to receive the first batch of letters from our newest partner school in God’s Lake Narrows, Manitoba. Thank you so much to Derwin, Genene, Kalyssa and Kiersten for writing to us. A special thanks to Kateleen for her wonderful penguin picture! We look forward to hearing …Read more..