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Friday, July 02, 2010

Got books? Donate them to a Houston children's hospital library

Regular readers will recognize "Abby's Book Corner" posts. Abigail "Abby" Kearney was my goddaughter who passed away from meningitis in 2008. Her parents have been working to build a library in her honor in Dallas.

They have been holding book drives for hospitals in Dallas and San Antonio. Now I am heading a Houston book drive benefiting the Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

New Children’s Book in English or Spanish — For age ranges from infant to young adult. We are also collecting coloring books, crayons, and DVDs.

Houston drop off location - Amy's Ice Cream - We found a great spot located close to the center of Houston. Amy's Ice Cream has a drop off box right near the door.

Stop by, drop off a bunch of books and enjoy some of the best ice cream in town! SEE THE POSTER

3816 Farnham Street
Houston, TX 77098-4002
(Near Highway 59 between Shepherd and Greenbriar - Houston)
(713) 526-2697
Click here for a map

DONATE ONLINE — No time to buy a book? No problem. Search Abby’s Book Corner Wish List on to select a children’s book from the registry. You just browse the list of books, purchase and the donation is sent to the right place automatically. Houston wish list: CLICK TO DONATE

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