Great Rivers United Way’s ‘Bucks 4 Books’ campaign underway

Great Rivers United Way has a goal of 860 books before summer break

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) – Great Rivers United Way is kicking off its ‘Bucks for Books’ fundraiser.

The initiative will get books into the hands of 860 4k area students before summer break.

The organization’s goal is to raise $2,600.

“Reading is just the bedrock of all other learning. Once you learn how to read, then you can start to learn other things,” said Julie Nelso, Community Engagement Coordinator for the Great Rivers United Way.

You can make a donation by visiting here or text ‘Bucks 4 Books’ to 30306.