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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Commits to Three Years of Strategic Support for Struggling Elementary School Readers in Jackson, Mississippi

Press Release | Jackson, Mississippi – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will provide its nationally recognized Teen Trendsetters™ reading mentoring program in Jackson Public Schools for an additional three years, thanks to a generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Presents “Champion for Literacy” Award to Carol Jenkins Barnett

Press Release | Bonita Springs, Fla. – Carol Jenkins Barnett, philanthropist, education supporter, and president and chairman of Publix Super Markets Charities, was honored with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s “Champion for Literacy” award. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Joins Voices for Literacy

Press Release | Washington, D.C. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is proud to announce the creation of Voices for Literacy. […]

Lori Wachs Appointed to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s Investment Committee

Press Release | Tallahassee, FL – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce that Lori Wachs has joined the nonprofit’s Investment Committee. […]

Barbara and George H.W. Bush Share How, Over 50 Years, Their Christmas Card Has Gone to the Dogs

Tierney McAfee | People – It’s a holiday tradition for proud parents to show off photos of their kids in Christmas cards to friends and family — and 50 years ago, Barbara and George H.W. Bush took full advantage of that opportunity. […]

Talk With Me Baby

The Barbara Bush Foundation is proud to be advocating further for childhood literacy in our recent partnership with Talk With Me Baby™, a Georgia-based early learning initiative. TWMB is a public action campaign aimed at coaching parents and caregivers on “Language Nutrition”—language rich in engagement, quality, quantity, and context that nourishes the child neurologically, socially, and linguistically. […]

Top-Rated Charities that Keep Giving All Year Long

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to appear in Parade Magazine’s list of “Top-Rated Charities that Keep Giving All Year Long”. […]

Dallas ISD student gets surprise greeting from hero Wolf Blitzer

Sanya Mansoor | Dallas Morning News – Aiden Ross admits Wolf Blitzer might seem like an unlikely hero for a 14-year old. Most eighth graders have probably never even heard of the CNN anchor and host, he said. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Announces Florida Celebration of Reading Student Essay and Art Contest

Press Release | Bonita Springs, FL – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy announces its 2017 Florida Celebration of Reading Student Essay and Art Contest based on Laura Numeroff’s “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” […]

John Rhee Appointed to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s Investment Committee

Press Release | Tallahassee, FL – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce that John Rhee has joined the nonprofit’s Investment Committee. […]

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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
516 North Adams Street • Tallahassee, Florida 32301