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.
As a teacher and a parent, I really appreciate your mission. My daughter, Janaye, looks forward to Monday's when the Big Rig comes. As a teacher Isee the joy when my kids choose their book and are excited! We need more people like you in our community.
“I have heard so much positive feedback from the teachers. My only complaint from the other teachers was, ‘why didn’t I get to go’, and I have assured them that you are coming back and will get to everyone."