BankRI, Books Are Wings give 2,000 books to students

SARAH CLAUSIUS-PARKS, branch manager at Bank Rhode Island’s Downtown Providence office, reads with two children during the literacy event at Warwick Mall.
SARAH CLAUSIUS-PARKS, branch manager at Bank Rhode Island’s Downtown Providence office, reads with two children during the literacy event at Warwick Mall.
Bank Rhode Island’s fourth annual book drive with Books Are Wings generated nearly 2,000 books for local students this year. According to Rhode Island Kids Count, 31 percent of children in the state are reading below grade level. To improve literacy rates, Books Are Wings provides free books to children in low-income families. Throughout the…

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