Outreach

GGAB Houston Area Ambassador

Summer 2022 Mercedes is so excited to announce her newest distribution point! Seniora Cooper, a Prep Spanish teacher in Cypress, Texas was thrilled to receive new Spanish #GGABooks for her students. Thank you, Mercedes! You're doing an awesome job!

Happy Birthday, GGAB!

Summer 2022 It has been a marvelous two years serving the children in our community. This birthday also marks TEN THOUSAND books given to children in need. We could not be more thankful for the support of our partners and the community that invested in the future of literacy and helped us achieve this milestone. If you would like to make a donation in honor of this milestone and towards the next 10,000 books, please visit ggab.org/donate or add us on Venmo at @GGABooks

Mayors Sunday Funday 2022

Summer 2022 The 2022 Rio Rancho Mayors Sunday Funday was a huge SUCCESS! Over 175 children received an award-winning book. It was a privilege to see the smiling faces of the children and their families. These smiles are the power behind our mission!

PNM PowerKick $2,500.00 Recipient

Summer 2022 Global Give-A-Book scored BIG during the PNM PowerKick on August 17th. The selected fan, Mathis, brought the heat and in turn brought home the gold for GGAB! This opportunity was made possible through PNM's generosity and support for nonprofit organizations making a difference in New Mexico and beyond!

Lavender in the Village Fest 2022

Summer 2022 Lavender Libros was a great success due to the following individuals and organizations. THANK YOU! Cynthia Borrego Bill Gentry / A World of Difference Linda Vega / Wells Fargo Lala Gonzales / 99.9 The Beat FM Honorable Idalia Lechuga Stride Inc. Natalie Rose Cassidy Productions Artrisco Heritage H.S. The Optimist Club Church Alive! James & Troy Counelis The Community

Ronal McDonald House Charities of the Southwest

Summer 2022 The Ronald McDonald House is an organization that assists families in coping with the uncertainty, confusion, and fear of having a sick child. We admire their mission and are teaming up to provide new, quality books to the children and the families they serve.

The Santa Fe Food Depot Wildfire Outreach

Spring/Summer 2022 With the continued support of numerous partners and The Food Depot of Santa Fe, GGAB was able to deliver over 400 new, high-quality, award winning books to the children in Northern New Mexico who were devastated by the recent wildfires.

Animal Humane Newsletter

Summer 2022 Through our partnership with Animal Humane New Mexico GGAB is able to provide books to the children and their families opening their homes to the animals in our community! We are proud to have been featured in their publication of the Humane Heroes Newsletter!

Colors of The World Campaign

Together with A World of Difference and Walmart.org, GGAB distributed the Colors of The World Crayola Crayons to community outreach programs, schools, and fellow nonprofits throughout Albuquerque and the Northern New Mexico Pueblos.

 

GGAB Ambassador, Mercedes, from Houston, TX, assisted in the distribution of Colors of The World Crayola Campaign in Albuquerque, NM. Every student also received a new quality book with their Crayola crayons.

Colors of The World Campaign & GGAB Book Outreach
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Thank you, Stride Inc.!

Stride Inc., is a nationally recognized business for integrated employment of adults with Special Needs. Stride is an integral part of GGAB's distribution process. Their hard work ensures that GGAB books are packed and ready for the children! Above: Keri Bertram, President & CEO with her team

Little Free Library

Summer 2022 GGAB keeps the summer reading going with Little Free Library! Photo: AmyJane Powers, UTEP 2022 Graduate

Rio Grande Food Project Ongoing Outreach

Spring 2022 A big THANK YOU to the Rio Grande Food Pantry for their continued support and distribution of GGAB books to the families and communities we care about!

Community Pantry Ongoing Outreach

Spring 2022 Hilda Kendall COO of Community Pantry Gallup, NM. Our ongoing partnership with the Community Pantry of Gallup, NM keeps the families and children in our communities fed and reading!

Native American Children

Spring 2022 Native American elementary children receive GGAB books.

Basset 60th Anniversary

Spring 2022 Maser Security sponsored GGAB and 150 books were given during the Basset Center 60th Anniversary Celebration.

Family Fun Day feat. GGAB

Spring 2022 GGAB Books were given to children in attendance and the event was OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Reading with Shepherd Daisy

Daisy is a German Shepherd that encourages children to read 15 minutes a day

to their pets or stuffed animals. 

In March of 2022  GGAB hosted the first ever Reading With Shepherd Daisy event featuring a special appearance by DreamWorks animation artist Chris Aguirre, creator of Puss in Boots! 300 APS title 1 students were invited to participate in a day of literacy and fun activities. The event was held and hosted by the Cesar Chavez Community Center in ABQ, NM. The RWSD event was a true testament to what is possible when the community comes together!

 

Revisit that day with us at the video below!

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Community Pantry (Del Norte Elementary) w Logo

Spring 2022 Alongside the Community Pantry of Gallup, NM, GGAB was able to provide new, award-winning books to the children at Del Norte Elementary School!

Animal Human w Logo

Winter 2021 GGAB Books were provided to the Animal Humane of New Mexico for their ongoing outreach. GGAB books are given to children who adopt a pet and are encouraged to read along at home with their new friend!

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Fall 2021 The first team planning session for the Reading With Shepherd Daisy Community Literacy Event was a success! Shannon Barnhill, Director of APS Foundation Joe Trimble, Wells Fargo Mall Business Strategy Consultant/APS Board Member Sylvia Maser, Founder of GGAB

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Fall 2021 Sister Juanita & children receiving books for on going monthly outreach with food donation boxes.

ChurchAlive! w Logo

Fall 2021 GGAB ambassador, Natalie Rose, assisted in the distribution of Thanksgiving Food Baskets. Every basket included a GGAB book!

Biz Gratiz Fall 2021 w Logo

Fall 2021 GGAB books were given to the children in attendance. It was such a fun time seeing all of the great costumes!

Casa Del Rey Harvest Festival

Fall 2021 GGAB was hosted by Casa Del Rey and Pastor Ruben Guajardo for their fall Harvest Festival. Hundreds of families gathered for a fun evening with activities for the whole family!

Roadrunner Food Bank w Logo

Fall 2021 Right Joe Phy Chief Operating Officer & Volunteer assist the community pantry in delivery of GGAB books to native American communities!

Rio Grande Food Pantry w Logo

Fall 2021 Paul Lesnik, Community Hub Coordinator and Ari Herring, Executive Director assist in the ongoing community outreach to distribute GGAB books alongside food donation boxes.

Book & Backpack Giveaway Community Outreach Event

and

Global Give-A-Book Ribbon Cutting

Hosted by Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce

Summer 2021

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500 new, quality books and school supplies were given to local students in preparation of 2021 school year.

Duke City Gladiators

Summer 2021 The Duke City Gladiators of Albuquerque, NM. Aided in our mission to supply 500 new, award-winning books to children in the Rio Grande Valley in preparation of the Fall 2021 school year.

St. Felix Pantry Ongoing Outreach

Summer 2021 Sister Angela (Director) & Sister Juanita of St. Felix Pantry receive monthly GGAB books for the ongoing distribution of GGAB books with food donation boxes.

Food Depot Diaper Program

Spring 2021 The Diaper Program received over 150 books to be gifted along with diapers during the month of May. Chris Blumenstein Resource Navigator Food Depot Diaper Program April 2021 Ongoing Outreach

Drafted Outreach

Summer 2021 In an effort to spread love and support for out hometown heroes, GGAB has partnered with Triple Braided Cord Co. Triple Braided Cord Co. gifted 100+ copies of "Drafted" to police officers, firefighters, and military personnel in honor of the work they do to keep our communities safe.

Church Alive! Community Outreach

Spring 2021 SHERI SCHAEFER ASSOCIATE PASTOR Church Alive! Spring Cleaning- Over 200 books given to children

Casa Amor Orphanage de Cuauhtemoc, Mexico

Spring 2021 Book Giveaway Spanish Books 100+ books given

St. Felix Pantry Ongoing Outreach

Spring 2021 Rachel Miletkov Director of Development at St. Felix Pantry On going

Kendra Scott World Book Day 2021

Spring 2021 New, award-winning books were given to the children who visited the El Paso, TX Kendra Scott in celebration of World Book Day as well as the Kendra Gives Back Event!

Kendra Scott World Book Day 2021

Spring 2021 New, award-winning books were given to the children who visited the El Paso, TX Kendra Scott in celebration of World Book Day as well as the Kendra Gives Back Event!

AHCC Community Day

Fall 2021 Founder Sylvia Maser and Tamara F. Marketing director at Fuddruckers ABQ had a ball at the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Community day! GGAB books were given to the children in attendance!

New Covenant Church Giveaway

Winter 2021 GGAB partnered with a New Covenant Worship Church and donated new and wrapped books with food boxes one week before Christmas. Families were blessed with food for the body and books for the brain!

Kendra Gives Back Event

Winter 2019 GGAB books were given to the children in attendance for the Kendra Gives Back Event held at the ABQ Kendra Scott location.

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Fall 2005 Pictured: Fall 2006 Fundraiser 120 Classic Car Showcase Awareness of GGAB

Christmas Book Give Away 2019

The following schools received The Adventures of Twirling Girl

by Christi Le Fevre:

 

Kit Carson Elementary School

1921 Byron Ave. SW

Albuquerque, NM 87105

Koinonia Church 

10405 Comanche Rd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111

 

St. Mary’s Catholic School

www.stmary.me

224 7th. Street

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Evangel Christian Preschool 

4501 Montgomery Blvd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

 

Faith Christian Academy

8960 Escobar Dr.

El Paso, TX 79907

(Abundant Living Faith Center)

Rivers of Mercy Children’s Home   

Riverofmercy.org

Juarez Mexico 🇲🇽