Bank Rhode Island donates 3,252 books to Books Are Wings

BANK RHODE ISLAND staff, volunteers and representatives from Books Are Wings with the more than 3,200 children’s books collected during the bank’s eighth annual book drive. Held throughout March in recognition of national reading awareness month, the effort has now generated more than 17,500 books since its inception in 2011. / COURTESY BANKRI
BANK RHODE ISLAND staff, volunteers and representatives from Books Are Wings with the more than 3,200 children’s books collected during the bank’s eighth annual book drive. Held throughout March in recognition of national reading awareness month, the effort has now generated more than 17,500 books since its inception in 2011. / COURTESY BANKRI
PROVIDENCE – During its eighth annual monthlong book drive in March, customers and staff of Bank Rhode Island’s 20 in-state branches donated more than 3,252 books to Pawtucket-based nonprofit Books Are Wings. “Each year, I find myself in awe of the outpouring of generosity to our book drive by customers and staff alike who want…
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