Bikes for Books Program

Goals

  • To increase visibility of the local Masonic Lodge in our communities.
  • To support public education and assist in the education of our children.
  • To provide kids with a positive incentive for reading.

Objectives

For Students

  • To increase their reading/comprehension skills.
  • To recognize positive achievements.
  • To provide an attainable goal, with life enhancing results.
  • To improve parent/teacher relationships.

For Community

  • To provide the community with a positive view of the Fraternity.
  • To build social capital with the schools, and families in our communities.

Costs

  • Two bikes and helmets (one boy, one girl) for the drawing (the lodge may offer more if the budget allows).
  • Mailing of materials (may be hand delivered to the school principal).
  • Printing of materials (possibly donated)
  • Small prizes (may be donated from local business)
  • Certificates for those that participated (printed in house)
  • You may combine the Bikes for Books program with the Community Charity Matching Grants program.




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