Born to Read

In 2001, Altrusa of Lawrence began donating baby books to Lawrence Memorial Hospital to be given to newborns and their parents, encouraging reading at an early age. Since then, we have donated approximately 1,000 books each year to this project!

For more information on the importance of reading to babies, click here.

Members helping prepare books for the babies!
Altrusa International of Lawrence, KS, Inc. presented a baby book during International Literacy Week, September 9th, to new mother, Heather Bahnmaier and son, Bear.
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