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Trading coffee for books to help feed children’s minds

Modified: Friday, Jan 11th, 2013


Displaying some of the 800 books collected during National Young Readers Day are, back row from left, LCSD Homeless Coordinator Katey Townsend, Amanda Fulton and Michael Bojarski of Dutch Bros. Coffee in Newport, East County Homeless Advocate Amy Becksted and, in front, Kiana and Asher. (Courtesy photo)


For National Young Readers Day, Dutch Bros. Coffee in Newport decided to celebrate on a local level by trading coffee for books.

All day on Nov. 13, customers donated books in exchange for a free beverage. More than 800 books were collected and donated to the Homeless Education & Literacy Project (H.E.L.P.), a program of Lincoln County School District.

For the complete article see the 01-11-2013 issue.

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