August 2021 Newsletter
QUOTE OF THE MONTH
“Culture is the name for what people are interested in, their thoughts, their models, the books they read and the speeches they hear.” -Walter Lippmann
IN THE KNOW:
GGAB founder, Sylvia Maser, was featured on KRQE Channel 13 and gave a phenomenal account of our mission here at GGAB. Watch along at the inset below. We are so proud of Sylvia and all she has done for our community through GGAB!
2021 COMMUNITY GIVE BACK EVENT
A gracious thank you goes to City Councilor Cynthia Borrego, The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce and Church Alive! for featuring the event and the GGAB ribbon cutting ceremony!
We would also like to recognize those that supported this event either by donation, the volunteering of your time, or both! New, quality books and school supplies were given to local students in preparation of the upcoming school year.
LAVENDER LIBROS By Albuquerque City Counsel
Lavender Libros is a Children's Book Reading Program by local government and community members in Albuquerque, NM. City Councilor Cynthia D. Borrego initiated the Lavender Libros book reading project to demonstrate care and outreach to New Mexico's children.
PODCAST WITH JORDAN OLIVER
Our latest interview with Elizabeth Engelhoff, The Food Depot of Santa Fe Programs Manager, is available now on Spotify! Jordan Oliver hosts our guest and we invite you to listen along at the link by clicking on the photo.
Saint Felix Pantry restores hope to families and individuals in need by providing food, clothing, education and referral services in the Felician Franciscan tradition. As part of this partnership, GGAB donates books on a monthly basis to be gifted to children and families along with food donation boxes.
Photo- Sister Juanita with Saint Felix pantry receives books from GGAB.
Gives food to over 1,300 Native American children from the reservations. GGAB wants to give each child a new quality book! Many of these children do not have the internet at home, leaving them without the opportunity to read online.
FEATURED TITLES GIVEN BY GGAB
GGAB strives to provide high-quality award-winning books to Title 1 demographics.
Click on the photo to read more about these, and other, featured books!
GGAB is looking for volunteers to help make our community impact possible. Our reach is expanding quickly...and so is our need for helping hands. If you are looking for a way to give back please contact us today!
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