WGU North Carolina and Families Forward Charlotte Sponsor Free Book Fair at Hornets Nest Elementary
The Free Book Fair was organized with the support of Promising Pages, a nonprofit organization that inspires underserved children to achieve their dreams by becoming bookworms. Each student was able to select five books, and an additional 1,500 books were donated to the school – totaling more than 5,100 books distributed.
Hornets Nest Elementary Principal Susan Wilson and Social Worker Rose Smith, MSW, SSW fully supported the Free Book Fair and expressed their gratitude to the sponsoring organizations. WGU North Carolina Program Mentor Holly Huffman, M.Ed. (also a Families Forward Charlotte board member) and Strategic Relationships Manager Dr. Cindy Garcia were on site to assist at the event and provide goodies to the teachers.
“The Free Book Fair was a huge success,” said Huffman. “The kids and teachers really enjoyed it, and we even connected with two WGU grads who teach at the school.”
For more information about WGU North Carolina, visit www.wgu.edu/north-carolina.html. To learn more about Families Forward Charlotte, visit www.familiesforwardcharlotte.org. Visit https://promisingpages.org/ for more information about Promising Pages.