Chicago Organizations Feed, Educate Chicago Students

Chicago Organizations Feed, Educate Chicago Students

During the school year many students depend on free or low-cost breakfast and lunch. Unfortunately, many of those children go hungry during the summer. So the great Chicago Food Depository is helping to bridge the gap. They are also partnering with Bernie's Book Bank...

Bernie’s Book Bank on WGN Radio

Bernie’s Book Bank on WGN Radio

http://wgnradio.com/2017/07/02/saturday-night-special-7-1-17-organizations-helping-children/ No matter how you feel about school lunches, free breakfast programs, gun violence, poverty, sexism, racism, we can all agree that every single child deserves and has a right...

UN Public Service Day

UN Public Service Day

UN Public Service Day: Since 2003, the UN has recognized June 23 as a day to remember, acknowledge, and support those who participate in public service at all levels. At Bernie’s Book Bank, we appreciate all those who work in the public service sector, especially our...

March Newsletter 2017

Friends, Bernie's Book Bank is fortunate to have so many incredible partners. This month we are excited to share three special offers for Bernie's Book Bank supporters. Enjoy a discount at an upcoming Chicago Wolves game and a discount to this month's Chicago Flower...

# MeetMonday – Annie Ignoffo

# MeetMonday – Annie Ignoffo

Annie Ignoffo, of Lake Forest, regularly volunteers at Bernie's Book Bank, 917 North Shore Drive, Lake Bluff. The book bank collects and distributes new and gently used children's books throughout the Chicago area. January is their volunteer appreciation month. For...

Book Drives Offer Life-Long Gift of Knowledge

Book Drives Offer Life-Long Gift of Knowledge

Thank you to the Chicago Tribune for mentioning Bernie's along with our peer organizations as places to donate books this season! See the full article here. For information on how to set up your own book drive this holiday season, visit the "Organize a Book Drive"...

Putting You in Youth

Putting You in Youth

Bernie’s Book Bank founder and executive director Brian Floriani has come a long way since running golf schools in Lake Tahoe and West Palm Beach. Floriani launched Bernie’s Book Bank just over five years ago in honor of his father, Dr. Bernard P. Floriani, or...

Get out and Vote for Local Community Leaders

Get out and Vote for Local Community Leaders

Voting for the 10th District Leadership Awards has been extended to noon on Monday, Nov. 9, for a contest organized by the office of U.S. Congressman Robert Dold (R-10).  Nominations were solicited throughout the month. Of the 10 finalists for the various awards, four...

Realty Group Works Together for Bernie’s Book Bank

Realty Group Works Together for Bernie’s Book Bank

A real estate group will host a Children’s book drive this month to support Bernie’s Book Bank, which provides books to low-income families. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group in Lake Forest will host the drive from June 6-13 at their office at...

2014 Press for Bernie’s Book Bank!

2014 Press for Bernie’s Book Bank!

Thankful for all of our wonderful 2014 press! Feel free to browse below... Kane County Chronicle – December 24, 2014: Lazarus House among 29 nonprofits awarded grants Insurance Journal – December 17, 2014: IICF Midwest Awards $545K in Grants to Local Non-Profits...

2013 Press For Bernie’s Book Bank!

2013 Press For Bernie’s Book Bank!

Bernie's Book Bank press from way back in 2013! Could not be more grateful for our overwhelming support! Gazebo News – December 17, 2013 http://gazebonews.com/2013/12/17/bernies-book-bank-reaches-two-million-mark/ Chicago Sun-Times – December 17, 2013...

2012 Press for Bernie’s Book Bank!

2012 Press for Bernie’s Book Bank!

Looking back at the press for Bernie's Book Bank in 2012 here is what we found! Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.- Victor Hugo December 2012...

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