Granite United Way's #Giving Tuesday event results in hundreds of books for kids across New Hampshire

BERLIN — The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is known as #GivingTuesday and raises awareness about giving to nonprofits during the holiday season. Granite United Way used the day to promote awareness and raise funds to purchase books for kids across New Hampshire and Vermont.
Working with local nonprofits in each of its six regions, Granite United Way was able to purchase nearly 700 books that will be distributed to local children. Volunteers at Texas Instruments in Manchester packaged up all of the books for delivery.

Reading to kidsPatrick Tufts, president and CEO of Granite United Way read two books to the children at White Mountain Community College Child Development Center in Berlin. The books, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle. The children were also given both books to take home. (RITA DUBE PHOTO)