COVID INFO COVID INFO

Over 4,000 books given away to Harlingen CISD pre-K, Kindergarten students

Local News
vlcsnap-2019-12-10-16h45m00s782.png

Over 4,000 books given away to Harlingen C.I.S.D. Pre-K, Kindergarten students (Source: KGBT Photo)

A partnership between the United Way and the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District is allowing younger students more opportunities.

On Tuesday, The United Way gave out over 4,000 books to pre-K and Kindergarten students.

Harlingen C.I.S.D. Superintendent Dr. Art Cavazos shared his excitement about the partnership.

“Christmas came early in H.C.I.S.D. Over 4,000 books are being distributed today,” said Cavazos.

According to Harlingen C.I.S.D., The United Way received a grant from First Book, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing early literacy programs to communities in need.

First Book’s website stated that their goal was to remove barriers that, “stand in the way for kids in low-income communities, including scarce books and learning materials and a lack of diversity in books that do reach them.”

Cavazos said every student received a book to take home to continue their passion for reading.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

COVID-19 SAFETY TIPS

COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link
More Throwback Thursday