At the end of the 16th edition of its Reading as a Gift program, the Literacy Foundation will give its 400,000th new children's book to a child living in underprivileged areas. This year alone, more than 40,000 books will be offered to young people aged 0 to 12 across Quebec.
On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the “Reading as a Gift” program, the Literacy Foundation once again succeeds in offering a new book to thousands of children, thanks to generous donations from the general public through hundreds of bookstores. and libraries.
The Literacy Foundation's Gift of Reading program is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The main activity, in November and December, consists in the purchase of new children's books intended for disadvantaged children in his region.