Imagination Library Loveland





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Loveland, CO

Total Budget: $11,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: Literacy

Summary: Books mailed monthly to 532 at-risk 3 and 4 year old preschoolers in Loveland, Colorado

Thompson School District runs a network of 15 preschool sites in Loveland, CO. This serves mostly (85%) children at risk kids for language learning, low income, or health issues. Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a program that negotiates a low price averaging $3.50/bookk and mails age-appropriate books each month to kids under age 5 if there is a county sponsor (for Loveland it is United Way of Larimer County). Also, the State of Colorado provides $1.75/book. This project is to provide funds for 532 kids x $1.75/book x 12 months = $11,000. Loveland Rotary Club Foundation is providing $5500 for this project. Total retail value of thse books is about $44,000.

Project Contact Person

District: 5440

Rotary Club of: Loveland

Primary Contact: Dave Mills

Email: bdave3@aol.com

Project Status

Fully Pledged
This project is "Fully Pledged". This means the amount of the pledges is equal to the total budget of the project. Now the project needs to be finalized and go through the club signature process. This process gets started on the administration page.

Project listed for the 2024-25 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Loveland (5440)









DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

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History Log Entries


by Randall Looper


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by Dave Mills

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