Citron, of Brielle, director of Kid’s Corner at the Charles Lafitte
Foundation, delivered 6,000 books and a $5,000 donation to the Bridge of Books Foundation at its storage space in Red Bank recently.
passionate reader and active volunteer in her community, Citron
organized two annual book drives within her school and community through
Kid’s Corner. To date, through her drives, more than 15,000 gently-used and
new books have been collected for Bridge of Books, a non-profit organization through which books are provided to underprivileged children throughout New Jersey.
The intent of the organization is to support literacy skills
and encourage a love of reading by providing books to those who cannot afford them.
addition, the Charles Lafitte Foundation is a family charity that
supports organizations in the areas of education, children’s advocacy,
medical research and the arts.