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Charitable Foundation for Books in Homes Australia, The

Contact

Name: Peter Large

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Email: support@booksinhomesaustralia.com.au

Address

1767 Botany Road

Banksmeadow

New South Wales 2019

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Our Mission / Objective

Books in Homes Australia is a charitable foundation that provides quality books-of-choice to children living in remote, disadvantaged and low socio-economic circumstances, ensuring crucial early literacy engagement and the development of reading skills needed for lifelong achievement. Our program aims to overcome the inequality of educational opportunities in communities where access to books for families is limited or non-existent and resources are often scarce. In doing so, our program contributes to helping overcome generational poverty by enhancing the chances of success in early education thereby opening up options, choices and potential in later life. Since 2001, Books in Homes has distributed in excess of 2 million new books to children through schools and communities around Australia.

Our Beneficiaries

Children, community support services, education and training, families, Indigenous, rural, youth / young people

Projects in Progress

Our People

CEO

Peter Large,

Leadership Team

Sandra Wigzell – Program Coordinator

Julie Ditrich – Communications Coordinator

Names of Board Members

Peter Large

Peter Somerville

Murray Hartin

Number of Employees

3

Number of Volunteers

2

Registration Information

ABN

54 303 757 654

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

General Donations

The greatest gift you can give is to help create an Australia where every child and family has access to books-of-choice at home. $81.90 is all it costs to sponsor a child in the Books in Homes Program for a year. In Australia, your donation will be tax deductible and your name and address details will be kept fully confidential. www.givenow.com.au/booksinhomes

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Our Mission / Objective

Books in Homes Australia is a charitable foundation that provides quality books-of-choice to children living in remote, disadvantaged and low socio-economic circumstances, ensuring crucial early literacy engagement and the development of reading skills needed for lifelong achievement. Our program aims to overcome the inequality of educational opportunities in communities where access to books for families is limited or non-existent and resources are often scarce. In doing so, our program contributes to helping overcome generational poverty by enhancing the chances of success in early education thereby opening up options, choices and potential in later life. Since 2001, Books in Homes has distributed in excess of 2 million new books to children through schools and communities around Australia.

Our Beneficiaries

Children, community support services, education and training, families, Indigenous, rural, youth / young people

Projects in Progress

Our People

CEO

Peter Large,

Leadership Team

Sandra Wigzell – Program Coordinator

Julie Ditrich – Communications Coordinator

Names of Board Members

Peter Large

Peter Somerville

Murray Hartin

Number of Employees

3

Number of Volunteers

2

Registration Information

ABN

54 303 757 654

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

General Donations

The greatest gift you can give is to help create an Australia where every child and family has access to books-of-choice at home. $81.90 is all it costs to sponsor a child in the Books in Homes Program for a year. In Australia, your donation will be tax deductible and your name and address details will be kept fully confidential. www.givenow.com.au/booksinhomes

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Our Annual Reports

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