Keep books at each church; distribute in local community
Place a book in each book bag for churches participating in the backpack ministry of providing food to students for the weekend.
Use the money from the Literacy Foundation for (a) providing grants to schools and community groups to purchase books for students; (b) providing funds to allow indigent students to purchase books from school bookfairs; (c) help fund visits from authors and provide a book for each child.
Establish partnership with local schools to provide books to students in after-school childcare programs
Provide books through the Good News Clubs
Work with Teacher Cadet programs in local high schools to provide books to students
Establish partnership with college/university teacher education programs to provide books through the student teachers
Establish partnership with local after-school programs beyond the public school to provide books to participants
Establish reading groups in the local church; read and then give a book to each child present
Work with public library to provide books to children who participate in the story time sessions
Make family literacy a part of special church events; have an activity based on a book; give a copy of the book to each family that participates
Work with schools to volunteer mentors to read with and to struggling students. Give each child a copy of one of the books read.
Host district literacy events, such as a Read-In. Invite families to participate. Provide books for reading at the event. Give books to children who participate.