Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2013
Leading book and entertainment retailer Barnes and Noble will host a fundraising bookfair on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place at their Third Street Promenade store, located at 1201 3rd St. in Santa Monica. A percentage of net sales from the charity event will be donated to Santa Monica non-profit agency Connections For Children. Connections For Children provides vital child care and early education resources to hundreds of families in the Westside and South Bay areas.
In addition to shopping for a cause, families and children are invited to participate in arts and crafts and storytelling time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Throughout the free event, Connections For Children volunteers will offer Mother’s Day gift-wrapping for donations.
People unable to attend the Bookfair can support Connections For Children by shopping online at BN.com/bookfairs from May 11, 2012 to May 16, 2012. Checkout code is #11092194.
“This event provides a wonderful opportunity for Connections For Children to partner with local businesses and celebrate children, mothers, and all of the wonderful providers who care for young children," said Patti Oblath, Connections For Children's Executive Director.
Since 1974,Connections For Children has provided referral services to families and professional development to childcare providers, helping over 4,000 Westside and South Bay families on average each year. The agency’s goal is to prepare children for success through high quality childcare and early education.
To learn more about Connections For Children and their services, visit http://www.connectionsforchildren.org. For more information about the Barnes and Noble Bookfair, contact Lisa Daggett at lisad(at)cfc-ca(dot)org or (310) 452-3325 ext. 211 or Shane Pangburn, Community Relations Manager, Barnes and Noble, (310) 260-9110.