HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES TO CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 2nd WITH CHILDREN’S BOOK DRIVE BENEFITTING JACK & JILL CHILDREN’S CENTER
Hoffman’s Chocolates is excited to announce that it will celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a children’s book drive on Thursday, March 2, which is also National Read Across America Day. In honor of Dr. Seuss, Hoffman’s Chocolates will give a free small ice cream cup or cone to anyone who donates a new or gently used children’s book at any one of its Palm Beach or Broward County locations.* As an added bonus, anyone who donates a Dr. Seuss book will also receive a free topping . All collected books will be donated to Jack & Jill Children’s Center of Fort Lauderdale.
“Hoffman’s Chocolates is excited to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with the community and to promote the importance of reading,” said Lois Marino, Director of Marketing for Hoffman’s Chocolates. “We look forward to contributing the books that our customers graciously donate to Jack & Jill Children’s Center of Fort Lauderdale which helps working families in our community.”
The National Education Association’s (NEA) National Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2nd, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books to celebrate reading with young people.
In continued support of the National Read Across America initiative, Hoffman’s Chocolates store managers will visit local schools in both Broward and Palm Beach County throughout the month of March to read books to students. Following the readings, the store managers will donate the books to the schools.
Jack & Jill Children’s Center’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty for children of high-needs working families in Broward County. It does this through quality early childhood education, family intervention and support.
*Participant’s who donate a book at Hoffman’s Chocolates Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport location will receive a cup of ice cream. Toppings are not available