Books for Babies





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: San Diego

Total Budget: $1,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: Literacy

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

Project Contact Person

District: 5340

Rotary Club of: Chula Vista Sunrise

Primary Contact: Thomas Miller

Email: temiller@cox.net

Project Status

This project is "Paid". This means that the funds from the district have been issued. This project is now being ready for implementation. When this is done, a report needs to be uploaded on the project page and the "Reported" button needs to be clicked, then the status of the project will be changed to "Reported".

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

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Chula Vista Sunrise (5340)









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History Log Entries


by Thomas Miller

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Mike Whitehurst

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Sophia Anguiano.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Thomas Miller.


by Mike Whitehurst

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Scott Carr

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.

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