MSUToday
Published: March 15, 2011

Extension participates in book give-away to Detroit youth

Contact(s): Michelle Lavra College of Agriculture and Natural Resources office: (517) 432-1555, ext 151 lavra@msu.edu

To celebrate March is Reading Month, Michigan State University Extension 4-H Youth Development program and the Molina Foundation recently donated 1,000 books to youth at Bates Academy, the All Saints Neighborhood Center and the 4-H Community Center in Wayne County. Those 1,000 books represent the first of 50,000 books donated by the Molina Foundation that will be distributed through MSU Extension and 4-H’s Ready, Set, Read! program in Wayne County over the next several months.

The Molina Foundation is located in Torrance, Calif. Its mission is to reduce disparities in access to education and healthcare in underserved populations. The Molina Foundation is a 501(c)3 corporation founded in 2004 by Martha Molina Bernadett, M.D., M.B.A.

Learn about MSU Extension and its 4-H Youth Development program here.

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To celebrate March is Reading Month, MSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program and the Molina Foundation recently donated 1,000 books to youth at Bates Academy, the All Saints Neighborhood Center and the 4-H Community Center in Wayne County.

To celebrate March is Reading Month, MSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program and the Molina Foundation recently donated 1,000 books to youth at Bates Academy, the All Saints Neighborhood Center and the 4-H Community Center in Wayne County.

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