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Please Donate to Seedlings’ Annual Auction

Seedlings is by far one of my favorite charities:  they provide free and low-cost braille and twin-vision books.  We’ve been fortunate beneficiaries of their contests and their annual Book Angel program, and they’ve been instrumental in building Peanut’s braille library … Continue reading

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FREE (Yes, FREE!) Books for Big Kids

I love Seedlings:  their Book Angel program, among others, has been life-changing for our family.  I am delighted to share today’s From the Mailbag–a SEEDLINGS GIVEAWAY for older kids!!  This is quick and easy to do–you only need to snap a … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Read Across America!!

Finally, I can say that my little boy loves to read.  It’s been a journey with many helpers over many years, but we are finally there.  He still prefers listening to audio books to reading with his fingers, but he’s … Continue reading

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2015 Book Angel Program Is Now Open!

From the mailbag: Just a reminder … Seedlings Braille Books for Children’s 2015 Book Angel Program is now open! Register to receive 2 free braille books for your V-I child! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We would like to invite you to register your child … Continue reading

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It’s Giving Tuesday!

If you’re looking for some great charities to support on this most fabulous day of the year (no, really–it’s a chance to give back and give to others.  What’s better than that?), I’ve some suggestions for you below.  Each of … Continue reading

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Celebrate With Seedlings In July!

From the mailbag: Image Blocked We are celebrating 30 years of service by giving you a gift: 30% off all of our braille books during the month of July!   Thirty years ago, Seedlings Braille Books for Children was born in the … Continue reading

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Seedlings’ Book Angel Program is Open for 2014!

Every child should enjoy the gift of reading and the pleasure of his or her own library.  Seedlings, through their Book Angel program, helps parents of blind/visually impaired children build their braille and twin vision libraries by giving B/VI children … Continue reading

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It’s #GivingTuesday !

One of the better inventions to come out of this hyper-commercialized time of year is Giving Tuesday.  Right after the dreaded Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday comes a day that reminds us what this season is all … Continue reading

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Seedlings Book Angel Program–Ready for 2013!

Seedlings has opened its Book Angel program for 2013!  As explained on their Web site, This program was originally called “Anna’s Book Angel Project” and was named in memory  of our Director’s 19-year-old daughter who was killed by a drunk … Continue reading

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A Request from Seedlings

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Seedlings Braille Books for Children presents …   2 simple (& inexpensive) things you can do as you prepare for the holidays that will help make more braille books available for children: 1. Purchase Seedlings’ Tribute Cards to … Continue reading

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