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HINDIS LIBRARIES INC

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Student Volunteer Opportunity for Holiday Book Drive with Hindi’s Libraries
How Long Island Students Can Make a Global Impact on Youth Literacy this Holiday Season

Long Island, N.Y., Sep. 20 2021: Long Island-based free book distribution organization Hindi’s Libraries is searching for K-12 students to organize book drives this holiday season.

Hindi’s Libraries is partnering with California based children’s author Lisa Caprelli, creator of Unicorn Jazz, to collect children’s and young adult books which the nonprofit will distribute to various organizations across the globe serving children and families in need. Recipients will include the Aaron Community Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, and Grangou, an orphanage in Haiti. Students leading book drives with 20 or more donation boxes through November 22nd will receive video spotlights on both the Hindi’s Libraries and Unicorn Jazz social media platforms.

"There’s nothing I love more than watching children and teens take a hold of the reins and spearhead initiatives like this one. Their passion and motivation is inspiring! I am so excited to work with students across the country to help give the gift of literacy this holiday season," said Leslie Gang, Co-Founder of Hindi’s Libraries.

Donations may be mailed or delivered to 286 Willard Drive, Hewlett, N.Y. Both new and gently used children’s and young adult books are greatly appreciated. Students looking to organize a book drive are encouraged to contact Leslie Gang at leslie@hindislibraries.com for more information.

About Hindi’s Libraries: Hindi’s Libraries is an international non-profit organization founded in 2018 in memory of Dr. Hindi Krinsky, beloved educator and mother who passed away due to a complication of Crohn’s Disease in August of 2018. The organization was formed by Dovid Kanarfogel, Hindi’s husband, and Leslie Gang, a former colleague, in order to honor Hindi’s legacy by donating children’s books to families in need or with special needs who can benefit greatly from free reading material. Since its inception, the organization has donated over 225,000 books to more than 650 organizations spanning across all 50 states and international communities in Puerto Rico, Africa, India, Haiti and Israel.

Contact Us: Leslie Gang, Co-Founder at Hindi’s Libraries Instagram | Facebook | leslie@hindislibraries.com

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About HINDIS LIBRARIES INC

Location:

38 ADELE RD, CEDARHURST, NY 11516, US

Mission Statement

Our organization's mission is to continue the legacy of Dr. Hindi Krinsky, a 32 year old High School English Teacher and Literacy Coordinator, who tragically passed away in 2018 from a complications of Crohn’s Disease. Her goal was to share her love for reading and literature with her High School students. Our goal is to ensure that children in need, who are unable to afford books, have the opportunity to read and own a book, something they otherwise may not be able to afford. By giving the gift of literacy, we are sharing Hindi's passion and keeping her memory alive.

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Hindi's Libraries is a 501c3 international nonprofit organization that donates new and gently used children's books all over the world, spanning across 50 states, Israel, India, Puerto Rico and Africa. Books are sent to recipients, completely free of charge, as the nonprofit absorbs all fees associated with shipping. Since our inception in 2018, we've collected more than 185,000 books and partnered with 450 organizations worldwide. All books are dedicated in memory of Dr. Hindi Krinsky, 32 year old educator and mother of 5 who suddenly passed away in August of 2018 due to complications from Crohn's disease.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

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SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Youth Services
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • as little or as much time
  • must communicate to arrange for pick up/drop off of books collected and must oversee that the books donated meet the donation guidelines which will be emailed to you.

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