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Barbara Bush Foundation Retrospective

  Click HERE to view the Barbara Bush Foundation’s 2014 Retrospective.  

Jeb Bush Unveils Community-Wide Family Literacy Pilot, with Major Support from Dollar General Literacy Foundation

A celebration of another kind took place on Valentine’s Day in sunny, southwest Florida. A sold-out crowd was hosted by Co-Chair Governor Jeb Bush and his wife Columba, and entertained by best-selling authors. The benefit raises money to support the Foundation’s work. With your support, we’re able to provide educational choices, opportunities and scholarships to […]

Don’t Miss Our Special Plans for a Special Year

Almost 25 years ago, former First Lady Barbara Bush and President George H.W. Bush hosted a dinner with literacy leaders from around the country. Barbara Bush was ahead of her time – she sensed that important realities in early childhood education were not being met across the nation. Indeed, the experts shared stark facts, ones […]

Turn Online Shopping & Searching into Donations

  Be part of the first and largest online network of shoppers, online stores, and worthy causes dedicated to turning everyday online shopping and searching into much-needed donations. Join for free and you’ll find that more than 1,000 of your favorite stores, travel sites and much more are part of this shopping-for-good network.  

LUV is in the Air

  We are proud to celebrate Southwest Airlines as our new partner airline for the 2014 Celebration of Reading fundraising events.  Families with education will soar with the help of Southwest Airlines and you.  #weLUVliteracy

JEB BUSH KICKS OFF 14th YEAR OF CELEBRATION OF READING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2014 CONTACT:    Elizabeth E. Hirst, Barbara Bush Foundation elizabeth.hirst@barbarabush.org or 850.562.5300; cell 850.509.3834 JEB BUSH KICKS OFF 14th YEAR OF CELEBRATION OF READING ANNOUNCES INITIATIVE TO CREATE SUSTAINABLE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR FAMILIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ~ Dollar General Foundation, Southwest Florida Community Foundation help lead local initiative~ BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. […]

Southwest Florida Student Writing Contest Winners Honored at Barbara Bush Foundation’s Celebration of Reading Breakfast

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       Southwest Florida Student Writing Contest Winners Honored at Barbara Bush Foundation’s Celebration of Reading Breakfast ~ Students enjoy magical visit with Florida’s First Lady & Author […]

2014 Florida Celebration of Reading Student Winners Announced

Valentine’s Day Adventures Writing Contest Winners: [row] [column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ] The Magical Bottle by Dylan Alley Corkscrew Elementary School Teacher: Andrew Klatzkow Collier County [/column] [column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ] Stop Reading! by Sebastian Dounchis 5th Grade Community School of Naples Teacher: Nicole Thompson Collier County [/column] [column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ […]

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You may also contact us by phone at 850.562.5300 or by mail at:
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
516 North Adams Street • Tallahassee, Florida 32301