Ethan & Choco's Book Club

Striving to make access to books and reading a core part of the care that SuperKids receive in the hospital, with the principal premise that literacy support for children fighting cancer and other life-threatening conditions can help promote cognitive development and social connections that are part of thriving through treatment and beyond

30 Ways ECBC Helps Cancer Warriors Thrive Through Treatment: Day #12 of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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September 12. The twelfth way that ECBC has helped hospitalized kids thrive through treatment is through our Super Book Give Aways, which happen in the CHOC lobby alongside MaxLove Project’s Be Super Parties. During these lobby parties, cancer warriors and their siblings generally come to the lobby specifically to craft with MaxLove, but ECBC has usually succeeded in luring kids over to our mobile book cart so they can select one to several books to keep as ECBC volunteers reiterate the importance of reading while in the hospital. Sometimes during these events ECBC has also hosted a storytime followed by a book-inspired craft — which is especially powerful because literature-based art activities help children to think creatively and more deeply about what they read.

To support BOOK IT 2020 and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by helping to fund ECBC’s Super Book Give-Aways, go to Donate $10 to provide one book for the mobile book cart, $50 to donate five books, $500 to sponsor a single Book Give-Away event including books and crafting supplies, or $5000 to re=stock the entire Mobile Gifting Library Cart. #BOOKIT2020#superbookgiveaways d#readthinkthrive #thriveagainstcancer#childhoodcancerawarenessmonth

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