Bring a Book, Buy a Book
St Michael’s House, one of Ireland’s largest providers of community‑based services for children and adults with an intellectual disability, has once again launched its annual ‘Bring a Book, Buy a Book’ campaign.
The campaign asks volunteers to set up ‘Bring a Book, Buy a Book’ locations in their offices, schools, colleges, clubs or homes. Volunteers contribute their second hand books and purchase books donated by their colleagues, fellow students, friends or family at a cost of €2 per book. The campaign encourages reading for all and all funds raised will go directly to St Michael’s House to help provide services to children and adults with an intellectual disability.
A number of pop-up book shops are set up for the ‘Bring a Book, Buy a Book’ campaign. Each year, these special shops can be found in a number of locations, such as Heuston and Connolly train stations, and other public spaces across Ireland. You can also organise and run your own pop-ip book shop to raise funds.
The St Michael’s House 2016 ‘Bring a Book, Buy a Book’ campaign will take place from the 6th–12th March 2017. To register your location and receive a starter pack for 2013 ‘Bring a Book, Buy a Book’ campaign: Join us on Facebook; visit the website; email us or phone: (01) 8840298. All funds raised go directly to St Michael’s House to help provide services to children and adults with an intellectual disability.
About St. Michael’s House
St Michael’s House is a community-based voluntary organisation. Founded by parents in 1955, the organisation has grown to become one of the largest providers of services to people with an intellectual disability in Ireland. Today St Michael’s House provides a range of specialised services to over 1,600 children and adults with a learning disability and their families through 170 community based centres in the greater Dublin area.