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You are changing a kid’s life with books!



Study after study shows that when kids have books at home, they do better in school. But the sad truth is that there are many kids, right here in King County, with empty bookshelves. I know that seems beyond imagining — life without books — but that’s the reality for some kids, even your neighbors.

You can change that. Here at the King County Library System, we can get quality, age-appropriate books into the hands of a child during our summer programs.  It costs just $14.22 to give a kid a book — to keep and read for years to come. With an additional $5.00 we can include a meal to feed that child’s growing mind and body. 

Last summer, thousands of kids got free books and meals from the library. For some, the first book they’ve ever owned. For even more kids, it was a steady meal when school lunches aren’t there to fill in the gap. It’s only possible because of people like you.

KCLS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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The KCLS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our tax ID number is 91-1505230. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Your donation will be acknowledged in our annual report and your name will appear as in the inside address of this letter unless you indicate otherwise by contacting the Foundation office at 425-369-3448.

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