Twin Lakes Civitan – Helping Special Needs Children to Read!


I have blogged in the past about this admirable organization, Twin Lakes Civitan, that helps special needs children of all ages to read by collecting books from authors. Read previous posts, here, here and here.

Here is an email I recently received from them. Contact person: LeQuita Foster

I just wanted to touch base with you. Our club still collects books through out the year to pack in a book bag and give out to Special Needs children in our area schools. At this point, we give to the following schools: Cotter, Norfork, Calico Rock, Mountain Home, Flippin, and Yellville-Summit schools here in northern Arkansas.  We may add a christian academy this year. We filled approx. 180 book bags last year. The kids and the teachers love the project. It is accually one of our favorite projects.
The books you have sent to us in the past were wonderful and most appreciated. We were wondering if you would be interested in helping us again this year.
Our address is still Twin Lakes Civitan P.O. Box 1613 Mountain Home, AR 72654. Again, thank you very much.
Twin Lakes Civitan

If you have helped in the past or would like to help now please contact them at their address above and send along your books to encourage children of all ages to read. Thank you!

My fellow authors, this is one way to get your books into the hands of children. Isn’t that one of the reasons we write – for children to read and enjoy our books? Please spread some joy through reading!

Please help Twin Lakes Civitan enable special needs children to learn how important reading is to their development. Thank you for anything you can do to help these children.

Thank you so much for stopping by and for your continued support.


Reading is good for your health. Start reading today and get healthier.

Blessings & Hugs!


About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 41 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 6 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 33 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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