“ACCA feels strongly that the ‘Throw a Book in Your Bag’ effort is a way for annual event participants to give back to the cities we visit,” said Hilary Atkins, vice president of finance and administration for ACCA. “Our contractor members from all across the United States brought children’s books with them to Tampa and made monetary donations to make this year a record-breaking effort.”
ACCA presented its donation to Tampa library officials during the conference.
“I’m pleased to announce that our group rose admirably to the occasion,” said Stan Johnson, ACCA past-chairman, as he presented the donation on behalf of ACCA to Tampa library officials.
ACCA organizes the yearly effort in conjunction with Reading Is Fundamental Inc., a national organization that prepares and motivates children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need it most.
For more information, visit www.acca.org.