Since our first event on January 9th, 2013, we have given away over 225,000 books!!! With an average value of $5.00 per book, we have given away well over a MILLION DOLLARS 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.
"We really liked the (Big Rig Books) experience. The books were separated so the students knew where to look for their level. They were also very excited about their books and couldn't wait to get back to class to read them." "We thought the Big Rig Books experience was great! I hope we get to…
Kindergarten and 2nd grade teachers
Bernice Childs Elementary School
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.