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Cc: Rachel Rasmussen From: jordan nelson Subject: CU Books To Prisoners Booksale, Saturday April 16th Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2018 18:27:59 -0500 Importance: normal X-Priority: 3 Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="_87C19057-EBD5-45D5-8204-0E0CC70EDEFA_" --_87C19057-EBD5-45D5-8204-0E0CC70EDEFA_ Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8" Greetings, I hope this email finds you well, and I am writing to you on behalf of the = Urbana-Champaign Books to Prisoners. UC Books to Prisoners (B2P) is a not-f= or-profit project that provides recycled books free of charge to Illinois i= nmates and operates lending libraries at the local jails. UC B2P is sponsor= ing a used book sale for ONE day only on Saturday, 03/14/2018 from 10 am-5p= m. The sale will be located at the IMC in the downtown Urbana Post Office b= uilding at 202 S. Broadway. Admission is free. Children=E2=80=99s books are= $0.25-$1.00, paperbacks $0.50 and hardbacks $2.00. For more information ab= out Books to Prisoners, visit our website at www.Books2Prisoners.org. For q= uestions or interview requests from news or ad outlets, Rachel Rasmussen, o= ur Volunteer Supervisor, can be reached at: 217-898-3258 email: rcras1958@g= mail.com B2P continues to serve Illinois state and federal institutions by sending f= ree books at no cost to the inmate. We've been around since 2004, we've shi= pped more than 130,001 books to 19,244 inmates and counting. Our bi-annual = book sale allows us to continue to provide this service. This service is im= portant because books allow inmates to learn a new trade or skill so when t= hey return to their home community they can become productive citizens. Add= itionally, reading books allow inmates to occupy their time doing something= productive while they're incarcerated. I wanted to ask if you would be willing to cover this story to increase awa= reness to our cause and attend the book sale to allow us to continue to pro= vide this service. I have attached a flyer for your review. Please feel fre= e to distribute to any or all of your media affiliates. I thank you in advance for your consideration on this matter. Jordan, UC Books to Prisoners. Jordannelson2014@gmail.com --_87C19057-EBD5-45D5-8204-0E0CC70EDEFA_ Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/html; charset="utf-8"

Greetings,

I hope this email finds you well, and I am writing to you on b= ehalf of the Urbana-Champaign Books to Prisoners. UC Books to Prisoners (B2= P) is a not-for-profit project that provides recycled books free of charge = to Illinois inmates and operates lending libraries at the local jails. UC B= 2P is sponsoring a used book sale for ONE day only on Saturday, 03/14/2018 = from 10 am-5pm. The sale will be located at the IMC in the downtown Urbana = Post Office building at 202 S. Broadway. Admission is free. Children=E2=80= =99s books are $0.25-$1.00, paperbacks $0.50 and hardbacks $2.00. For more = information about Books to Prisoners, visit our website at www.Books2Prison= ers.org. For questions or interview requests from news or ad outlets, Rache= l Rasmussen, our Volunteer Supervisor, can be reached at: 217-898-3258 emai= l: rcras1958@gmail.com

B2P continues to serve Illinois state and federal institution= s by sending free books at no cost to the inmate. We've been around since 2= 004, we've shipped more than 130,001 books to 19,244 inmates and counting. = Our bi-annual book sale allows us to continue to provide this service. This= service is important because books allow inmates to learn a new trade or s= kill so when they return to their home community they can become productive= citizens. Additionally, reading books allow inmates to occupy their time d= oing something productive while they're incarcerated.

I wanted to ask if you would b= e willing to cover this story to increase awareness to our cause and attend= the book sale to allow us to continue to provide this service. I have atta= ched a flyer for your review. Please feel free to distribute to any or all = of your media affiliates.

I thank you in advance for your consideration on this matt= er.

Jorda= n,

UC Books to Prisoners.

J= ordannelson2014@gmail.com

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