A group of preschoolers recently completed their first major charitable donation, as they joined with other kids around the state to donate thousands of books to the Bridge of Books Foundation.
Since the beginning of the year, students at The Goddard School in Hillsborough coordinated with their teachers and family members in order to collect the new and gently used books.
“This is a community that places so much importance on education and I think they really appreciate what they have here,” Tim Hoy, the director of operations at the Hillsborough branch of The Goddard School said. “I think that translates so when an opportunity like this arrives, the community knows what that means to help provide others with that chance.”
More than 12,000 books were ultimately collected by youths at ten locations of The Goddard School throughout the Skylands Region. Other participating schools included locations in Branchburg, Clinton, Denville, Flanders, Flemington, Florham …