Since our first event on January 9th, 2013, we have given away 150,000 books!!! With an average value of $5.00 per book, we have given away over $750,000.00 worth of books!!! We could not have done this without the generosity of our many valued supporters that help us keep our bookshelves full.
VISION: That children in every family have their own books at home so that they may become better readers, perform better in school and do better in life.
MISSION: Big Rig Books is a mobile literacy outreach initiative focused on fostering recreational reading beyond the classroom by encouraging reading and providing books for children and families in economically challenged, underserved communities and underperforming schools.
“It was an incredible day for our students! Their smiles said it all: we look forward to next month! Please know that we are very appreciative of this opportunity for our kids! Your presence here with the BIG RIG was an inspiration for our kids to start their own family libraries and to read, read,…
Linda Buckley, Assistant Principal
Colonial Elementary School
"Thank you for giving us new books. You are my encouragement to keep reading. Please continue to do good things. You've encouragedme and I am sure my class will be encouraged as well. Thank you for your kindness and generosity".