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Tere Britton explains her love of reading to Sandie Newton.  (Photo: NBCares; Desert Sun, Published 9:53 a.m. PT Dec. 27, 2019)

BookPALS helps more than 2,000 kids per week improve their reading

Illiteracy is a big problem here in the Coachella Valley, with many children reading below their grade level. 

It was after Britton joined the local chapter of Palm Springs Women in Film and Television (PSWIFT) that she heard about BookPALS. BookPALS was founded on a clear premise: Children should be exposed to the magic of books so they learn to love reading. Read the full article in the Desert Sun here. 

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