October 2022 Newsletter
2022 HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS
GGAB was honored to be nominated for Nonprofit of the Year 2022 in anticipation of the Hispanic Heritage Awards. We recognize that this recognition would not have been possible without the support and votes from supporters like you. Thank you!
Awards and winners will be presented on October 14, 2022.
PNM POWERKICK HIGHLIGHT
PNM has been a dedicated partner of GGAB. Their dedication to our mission and to the community of ABQ has allowed for our mission to thrive.
The children we serve could not be luckier to have PNM in our corner!
HISPANO AMBASSADORS DAY
Global Give-A-Book's Board President, The Honorable Beatrice Brickhouse District Court Judge, presented a token of appreciation to the Hispano Chamber Ambassadors for their amazing support and help toward #GGABooks mission.
UP COMING EVENTS
The 2022 Maize Maze will be held on Saturday, October 15th and Sunday, October 16th, from 12-6PM.
GGAB will be having a read-along story time for children and their families. Read a book with us and take a book home!
Click below to reserve your spot today!
Growing global leaders one lavender libro at a time!
Lavender Libros is a program hosted by GGAB and published on YouTube. This program invites community leaders to read award-winning books aloud encouraging children to listen and read along.
Calling all community leaders!
Lavender Libros needs you!
Volunteer to read to our children.
Thank you, Carl Brady, for encouraging our children to read!
(ALL the way from the Gulf of Mexico)
GGAB would like to take a moment to introduce our newest team member, Lauren Martinez!
Lauren is GGAB's Volunteer Coordinator. She will work hands-on with existing and new volunteers.
Welcome to the GGAB Team, Lauren!
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.
THE GGAB PODCAST WITH JORDAN OLIVER
Our interview with Elizabeth Rhine-Egelhoff, The Food Depot of Santa Fe, is available now on Spotify! Jordan Oliver hosts our guest and we invite you to listen along at the link below.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF THE SOUTHWEST
Location: Lubbock, Texas
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.
Below: Cindy Antoniello, Director of Operations, and her staff happily receiving #GGABooks!
“Thank you so much for your incredible partnership and helping The Food Depot to provide so many wonderful books to youth who attend some of our programs.”
Billie Secular | Program Coordinator | The Food Depot Santa Fe
CALDECOTT AWARDED FEATURED TITLES
GGAB prides itself on giving high-quality, award-winning books including Caldecott awarded titles.
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
SHARE YOUR #TogetherGGAB STORY!
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Your reviews with GreatNonProfits.org helped us establish top-rated status and in turn help volunteers and donors navigate the world of non-profits!
In these challenging times, children need our support more than ever.
Our vision is to put books in the hands of more children to inspire a lifelong love of reading and educational success.
It would be amazing if we can count on your help and support.