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Cops ‘n’ Kids Delaware Valley: Connecting kids and community through literacy

Cops ‘n’ Kids Delaware Valley (CnK) expanded its presence in 2018, promoting children’s literacy and getting books into the hands and homes of children and families in Morrisville, Bristol Borough, Bristol Township and the greater Makefield area.

They were engaged in collecting and distributing thousands of books; reading to children in elementary and middle school classrooms; participating in community events; letting children of all ages select books to take home; and dedicating itself to promoting literacy by sharing the magic of stories and books.

CnK participated in National Night Out and Winterfest in Morrisville; Family Literacy Nights in Morrisville and Bristol Township; Harvest Fest in Yardley; Community Pride Day and Open House at the Yardley Makefield Fire House.

In 2019 CnK welcomes a new partnership with the United Way of Bucks County (UWBC), and is proud and grateful to share office space with UWBC in pursuit of their mutual goal of promoting literacy for children.

To support its growing activities, CnK seeks volunteers to help:

*Pick up/deliver books;
*Sort and label books;
*Read to children;
*Participate in programs/events;
*Coordinate community book drives.

Cops ‘n’ Kids Drop-off locations:
*Lower Makefield Police Department;
*Falls Township Police Department;
*Starbucks Yardley N. Main Street;
*Newtown Athletic Club;
*Morrisville Municipal Building;
*The Wellness Center at St. Mary Medical Center.

Cops ‘n’ Kids is a project of Makefield Area AAUW, a 501(c)3 non-profit, funded by the community, supported by volunteers, sponsors, donors, local businesses, schools, churches, police and fire fighting organizations.

For more information, visit www.copsnkidsdelval.org or call 610-462-5436.