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The Company Also Donates More Than $250,000 Worth of Books and Toys
as Part of Annual Donation to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest retail
bookseller, today announced that it collected approximately 1.2 million
books during its 2018 Holiday Book Drive program. The books are being
donated to more than 630 local charities across the country that provide
services to children.
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A group of Marines unload a truck full of books, toys, games, puzzles, and collectibles donated by Barnes & Noble to Toys for Tots in New York City. (Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky for Barnes & Noble)
The donation was made possible through the generous support of Barnes &
Noble customers, who purchased books for donation at Barnes & Noble
bookstores nationwide between November 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.
Community partners are distributing the books collected to hospitals,
schools, literacy organizations and social service organizations.
“The annual Holiday Book Drive is something that our booksellers and
customers look forward to every year because it has such a positive
impact on the lives of children in need in their local communities,”
said Tracy Vidakovich, Vice President of Business Development at Barnes
& Noble. “Our customers recognize the importance of reading in the lives
of children and their enormous generosity gives kids of every background
the chance to read, discover and learn.”
Every Barnes & Store across the country participates in the Book Drive
with local recipients including: Big Brothers Big Sisters; the YMCA;
Salvation Army; First Book; children’s hospitals from around the
country; Ronald McDonald House; Head Start; United Way; various school
districts, schools and public libraries; and hundreds of other deserving
In addition, during the holiday season, Barnes & Noble once again made
its annual donation to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation with more
than $250,000 worth of products in the New York City and Reno, NV areas.
The donation included books, toys, games, puzzles, and collectibles,
which were all distributed by the Marine Corps to families in need.
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About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 630 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The
Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability
to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free
NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS®
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
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