Starting our second decade!


Our Mission is to nurture children’s capacity for educational success by early intervention of reading and music. We bring books and musical instruments to schools and early childhood centers who could use our help.


Books and Bands for Everyone ™

By providing books and instruments to those who
need it most, we are increasing all children's capacity for educational success.

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View the photo gallery to see our programs in action!

Barbs Books
Books In Action

Barb’s Books in action

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53,421 books distributed.

Frans Bands
Bands In Action

Fran’s Bands in action

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Over $40,000 worth of
instruments distributed.

Contact Us
P.O. Box 763
Lightfoot, VA