Many low-income families cannot afford to buy their children books. The Rotary Club of Beaverton provides vouchers for deserving students to buy books at local school Book Fairs held at Beaverton elementary schools. Rotarians help students select and personalize a book. First Book provides a personal book to each student attending a school with an extremely high poverty rate.
“I had a student who would not read. With Book Fair funds, we helped him buy a book. It was life-changing. I couldn’t get him to stop reading.” Former Beaverton Middle School teacher