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The Final Count


Dream Big Book Drive Numbers!



65,013

Books Donated


2000+

people attended Dream Big on January 16, 2023


84

Book drives were held in anticipation of the big day


$112,915

Donated by 56 generous sponsors!


THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING COMMUNITY

for joining us in service and celebration!


On January 16, 2023, Book Harvest hosted its 12th Annual Dream Big Book Drive in celebration of MLK Day. Over 2,000 community members, 175 volunteers, and 22 partners attended the event at the Golden Belt Campus in Durham. Plus, more than 125 cars drove through over 3 hours to drop off donated books! Visitors enjoyed Paperhand Puppet Intervention, popcorn from Mad Popper, the Bouncing Bulldogs — and they selected 1,653 children’s books to keep forever to build their home libraries.



Book Harvest’s annual Dream Big Book Drive and Community Celebration is inspired by Dr. King’s vision of a world in which every child has the chance to realize his or her full potential.

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR DREAM BIG 2023 SPONSORS!



LEAD SPONSORS ($10,000+)

The Forest at Duke Hendrick Subaru Mebane Charitable Foundation Written Word Media


ASPIRE SPONSORS ($5,000+)

Cardinal Retirement Planning, Inc Duke University Libraries Golden Belt Campus Participate Learning Scholastic


REACH SPONSORS ($2,500+)

Chapel Hill Magazine Durham Magazine DPR Construction Elms Lane Realty Group Kathryn Bell Leininger-Hugh Crew Lenovo Mary Rae Hunter/Urban Durham Realty Signature Bank Strata Clean Energy


STRIVE SPONSORS ($1,000+)

A Better Image Printing Allen Tate Realtors ABC 11 Carolina Friends School CT Wilson Construction Co Coastal Credit Union Duke Street Pediatric Dentistry Durham Academy & Hill Learning Center Aaron & Virginia Fitt Foundation Franklin Street Pediatric Dentistry Gateway Building Company The Insurance Center of Durham Kiwanis Club of Durham Piedmont Electric Cooperative Rebuild Fellowship Shared Visions Foundation Triangle Area, Carolinas Region Porsche Club of America United Bank Zarazua Painting Inc


HOPE SPONSORS ($500+)

Beer Study Clifton and Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry Yolanda Grant Jewish for Good Kennon Craver, PLLC Kontek Systems, Inc. Millennium Sports Club Pinnacle Financial Partners Triangle Park (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated TeamLogic IT


CHANGE SPONSORS ($250+)

Jo Mac Book Group Michele Lynn Communications Patina Durham Residents of Village Hearth CoHousing Ross Stores Wendy Tanson, Nest Realty of the Triangle Thai Cafe The Whiskey Honeys

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