Brielle, NJ – April 24, 2013 – The Bridge of Books Foundation (BoB) – a nonprofit that provides gently-used and new books for underprivileged and at-risk children throughout New Jersey – recently honored Kyra Citron of Brielle as an outstanding supporter at its 10th anniversary “A Decade of Donations” fundraising event held on Thursday, April 11 at Buona Sera Restaurant in Red Bank.
Citron is the director of Kid’s Corner at The Charles Lafitte Foundation, a family charity that supports organizations in the areas of education, children’s advocacy, medical research and the arts.
A passionate reader and active volunteer in her community, Citron organized two annual book drives within her school and community through Kid’s Corner that collected more than 6,000 gently-used and new books for underprivileged and at-risk children. The donated books help support literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
For more information about Kid’s Corner, visit www.charleslafitte.org/kids-corner.
About The Charles Lafitte Foundation
The Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) supports innovative and effective ways of helping people help themselves and others around them to achieve healthy, satisfying and enriched lives. The Foundation supports organizations working in four main areas: education, children’s advocacy, medical research & issues, and the arts. The Foundation underwrites programs that can become self-sustaining with long-term commitment and measurable impact. In determining grants, CLF looks for solutions that lead to independence and self-empowerment for individuals, and to the establishment of effective, long-standing programs and organizations. For more information about the Charles Lafitte Foundation visit www.charleslafitte.org.