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.
“This experience will forever be cherished in my heart. I am so thankful that you are doing this. I promise to read everyday and improve my reading. I am so grateful that you are doing this for kids that can’t afford books”.
The students and staff at Charles J. Sahs school are very appreciative of all of the wonderful books that they received through the Big Rig! The students were very excited to get to visit the Big Rig and they couldn't believe their good fortune to receive three books! I have enjoyed seeing their books come…