United in Service 2023
reading for comprehension to learn facts, ideas and concepts.
Please help us expand breadth of knowledge
and foster reading in the content areas for the children we serve.
Read – Learn – Grow
A Nonfiction Book Drive
benefitting school age children served through our Clothing Center.
Books and Activity Packets will be distributed November 1-15.
Partnering with all 45 chapters of
National Christ Child Society
Honoring the life and legacy of our founder
Mary Virginia Merrick
Won’t you join us in empowering children through literacy and a love of reading?
This year’s focus is on our science, our natural world, technology and math.
Purchase a book – click here to shop from our Christ Child SB – United in Service wish list or choose a favorite geared to grades Preschool through 8th grade
Make a donation and we will gladly shop for you! Please indicate your donation is for Read – Learn – Grow.
Donations will be accepted at the Clothing Center, 2366 Miracle Ln, Mishawaka 46545
through Wednesday, October 18
Books lead us beyond the everyday into new exploration.
Books reveal the world around us with all its beauty and marvels.
Books help us to find our place in the world and the impact we might make
Here are some suggested topic areas per grade level:
Ages 4-5, PreK & K: animals, nature, our 5 senses, dinosaurs, basic weather, numbers, patterns and predictability
Gr 1-2: animals and habitats, weather, life cycles (butterfly, trees and plants, water cycle,etc), numbers and our earth
Gr 3-4: Earth and weather, how things work, space and rockets, ecosystems and the human body