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Assistance League of Bend to provide new books to children

Assistance League of Bend

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- The Assistance League of Bend will be providing over 800 free Scholastic books to children at the Family Movie Night event at the Tower Theatre on Friday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m.

This free event is in partnership with Deschutes Public Library and the Boys and Girls Club of Bend. Thanks to Assistance League of Bend’s Operation School Bell®  literacy initiative, families will be able to select age-appropriate books based on their child’s grade level: K-2, 3-5 or 6-8. Studies show that encouraging children to read helps to improve their skills and promotes a lifelong habit.

Contact Marsha Bechtold at or 541-389-2075 to learn more about the Operation School Bell program.

Assistance League of Bend is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization making a difference in the lives of children and adults facing hardship such as poverty, homelessness, and cancer in Deschutes County.  Please visit their website for more information.

The Assistance League of Bend is a 21 Cares for Kids partner.

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