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THANK YOU: Las Vegas helps raise $8.8K in 'If You Give A Child A Book' fundraiser

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Posted at 11:30 AM, Sep 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-05 16:39:58-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV)  — Nevadans helping Nevadans one book at a time.

One of the biggest keys to helping our community is one of the easiest: Simply putting a book in a child’s hands.

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And 133 donors pitched in $8,846 to buy culturally relevant books during our first-ever TEXTathon fundraiser.

If you missed out on the fun on Aug. 31, it's not too late! Visit KTNV.com/giveabook from now until Sept. 10 to make a donation.

Thank you to everyone who contributed in any way to the Scripps Howard Foundation’s “If You Give A Child A Book” drive to benefit Spread the Word Nevada.

The money raised will stay here in Southern Nevada.