Books for Pregnancy or Early Childhood Needed

A Grand Rapids program operated by the Salvation Army runs a home for young unwed mothers with the goal of supporting them through their pregnancy and helping them to stay in school. One need the program has is for new or gently used books on pregnancy, child care or for reading to young children. Rockford Rotary recently donated $1,000 in Scholastic Books for the program and is collecting donations.

Pregnancy books should be published within the last ten years. Drop off locations are at Bishop Hills Elder Care Community on 11 Mike Road (behind Our Lady of Consolation Church) and the Rockford Squire newspaper, 331 Northland Drive.

About Squire News
The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

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