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Book Charities

As a follow-up to our charity picks for 24 Festive Tasks, I thought I’d share a few of the lists and websites I consulted when making my choice, and reproduce the brief descriptions of the organizations presented there, in case anybody here on BookLikes should be interested in following up with one of them.  Most […]

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24 Festive Task Players: Meet Charlie – our adopted Book Bus

Reblogged from:  Murder by Death   And “Charlie” wrote a letter too: Marian, the woman I’ve been speaking to, also passed along this message: Of course our reading volunteer scheme is open this year in Livingstone, Zambia from 1st July to 6th September. We are always looking for people who are passionate about books and […]

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24 Festive Tasks: It’s Giving Time (Part 2)

… or rather, giving back time — giving back to all of you for the enthusiasm and creativity you brought to the 2018 version of 24 Festive Tasks! As MbD said, there are many deserving charities with many deserving individual projects out there, and a heartening number of them are book-related.  My choice this year, […]

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24 Festive Tasks Players: We adopted a book bus!

Reblogged from: Murder by Death   As Themis-Athena said earlier, the 24 Festive Tasks of 2018 was a runaway success!  We amassed 1105 points between us, and from all reports so far, everybody enjoyed doing it.  I can’t thank Themis-Athena enough for partnering with me and co-hosting the game; I think we have two very different skill sets that complement each […]

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16 Festive Tasks – The Prize (Part 2)

… and following (almost) straight on the heels of MbD’s post, here is part 2 of your prize and our donation: So, not only did you all earn enough points to furnish a mobile library in Africa with almost 30 books, the points you earned also make it possible to teach a child in Africa […]

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16 Tasks of the Festive Season: The Charities

In the spirit of this game, Murder by Death and I agreed that we wanted to support charities working internationally, in countries where reading is still a challenge to many.  We looked at charities active in various parts of the world, in a number of different ways and with different focuses, and eventually chose two […]

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