2010 GRANT AWARD RECIPIENTS
MAKE WAY FOR BOOKS (MWFB) *
Agency Background: MWFB was incorporated as a non-profit organization in March 1998. Its mission is to promote early literacy in limited resource areas of southern Arizona by providing children (birth – 5 yrs) with an opportunity to fall in love with books and reading. The vision is that all children will enter school with the necessary early literacy skills to be successful.
Focus of the 2010 SCCF Grant: MWFB for Babies
In 2000, MWFB for Babies was established to assist parents in encouraging literacy development in their newborns. The program consists of an early literacy kit and in-home family training to support the importance of reading aloud to their children.