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.
I have a kindergarten class and they are still talking about the books they received! Your books will be treasured for a long time to come. Thank you!
“The look on the faces of our students when they saw the BIG RIG was amazing! It’s a unique and beautiful transformation to get books to underserved communities. When our students found they would receive a free book, their excitement was beyond belief. Many thanks to John and Kathy for their thoughtful, generous and most…