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Bess and The Washington Post

Bess and The Washington Post

Recently an article featuring Bess The Book Bus and children of the Navajo Nation was featured in the venerable The Washington Post.  It highlighted the difficulties with marginalized populations not having access to online learning. We have received amazing...

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Lightning Foundation

Lightning Foundation

In 2011, Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, along with his wife, Penny, launched the Lightning Community Hero program, which is a collaboration of the Vinik Family Foundation and the Lightning Foundation, to distribute $10 million to deserving Heroes and non-profits...

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CITGO Fueling Good

CITGO Fueling Good

The CITGO Fueling Good® Program is a philosophy that transcends our geographic and socio-economic boundaries and encourages everyone to get involved in their community and share the responsibility for improving the lives of others. The principles of Fueling Good can...

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Townsend Press

Townsend Press

Townsend Press supports a variety of educational organizations that work to improve literacy in schools and communities where funding is scarce. We have been proud to call them our partners since 2010.

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Bess the Book Bus Hits the Road

from the Tampa Bay Times. Article by Philip Morgan Video games and television haven't completely taken over the minds of America's children. The driver of Bess the Book Bus can attest to that. "It's always so fascinating to me to see them get as excited as they are...

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