Barnes & Noble Launches 2021 Holiday Book Drive to Benefit UWWP
Barnes & Noble Westchester invites customers to give the gift of reading to people in need during the company’s annual Holiday Book Drive, taking place November 1 through December 5. The Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive provides customers the opportunity to donate books to non-profit organizations. Last year, Barnes & Noble customers and booksellers provided more than 1.4 million books to over 600 charitable organizations that provide services to people in need across the country.
This year, the Westchester Barnes & Noble Stores, located at
2614 Central Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10710
230 Main St White Plains, NY 10601
680 Post Road Scarsdale, NY 10583
will be collecting books for United Way of Westchester and Putnam.
To find out how to participate in the Holiday Book Drive, contact the Yonkers Barnes & Noble Business Community Development Manager / Store Manager Jonathan Castro at 914-771-6400.
About Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble, Inc. is the largest retail bookseller in the United States, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company has over 600 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, as well as the NOOK Digital business and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com.
About United Way of Westchester and Putnam
United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) is an anti-poverty organization dedicated to improving the lives of 40% of our neighbors who live in poverty or paycheck to paycheck. United Way provides strategic resources and tools to help struggling residents lead a better, more stable life, and these include our 211 Helpline operating 24/7 across the lower Hudson Valley, early literacy programming for preschoolers in underserved communities, job skills training, and financial empowerment for financially struggling adults and families, emergency food distribution, as well as access to health services and discounts on prescription drugs. United Way supports hundreds of local nonprofits with grants and essential goods for basic needs, by providing affordable professional development, and connecting nonprofits to new resources.