Summary: We help select and purchase childrens' books to be delivered to new parents at area hospitals
CVSR has been instrumental in the success of Books for Babies in the San Diego area. A partnership was formed with the Greater San Diego Reading Association (GSDRA. With the help of CVSR GSDRA is able to buy backpack or book bags with the Rotary Club Logo and the names of both organizations. Books are chosen by GSDRA for their appropriateness for young children and are dual language English/Spanish. Together with a note about the importance of reading to their newborns. Included in the bags is a free Parent/Family magazine. Book bags are then delivered by female members of both organizations to 6 area hospitals. This project continues to spread the word that Rotary cares about literacy and the families of the newest member
This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".