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Bookstores partner to help schools impacted by Hurricane Michael

Posted at 2:48 AM, Oct 30, 2018
and last updated 2019-10-02 15:44:57-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Department of Education and independent booksellers across the state are joining together for the Re-book to Re-build: Hurricane Relief Fundraiser.

The fundraiser is aimed to help school districts hit hardest by Hurricane Michael.

Floridians are encouraged to visit one of the participating bookstores on November 3rd or 4th and simply buy books.

A percentage of the sale proceeds will be invested in local literacy grants for school districts and educators to purchase books for schools.

Those in the Big Bend area can stop by the Midtown Reader in Tallahassee, located on Thomasville Road.