MOMS Club Book Drive


MOMS Club of East Lyme to sponsor book drive to benefit Light One Little Candle Foundation

East Lyme, CT -- The MOMS Club of East Lyme is sponsoring its 2nd book drive to benefit the Light One Little Candle Foundation's program at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. Since it opened in the summer of 2006, Lawrence & Memorial has distributed more than 500 books to patients undergoing treatment for cancer. New children's books for babies through pre-teens can be donated at the organization's drop box located at the East Lyme Public Library, Children's Section, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT. Donations will be accepted from April 1 through May 31, 2010.

The MOMS Club of East Lyme is part of an international support group consisting of 2000+ chapters and 100,000 members. They are designed to meet the needs of the at-home mother of today, providing community, understanding and activities for mothers and children of all ages.



About Light One Little Candle

Light One Little Candle is a national not-for-profit organization founded at the Bishop's Corner Branch Library in West Hartford, CT in April 2005. Light One Little Candle promotes reading as a way for adults with cancer to stay connected with the children in their lives. Through the generosity of donors, Light One Little Candle provides new children's books to interested patients through its volunteer network in 11 hospitals throughout the country: Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT, MidState Medical Center in Meriden, CT, Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London, CT, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and CancerCare in NY, the Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer Center and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, the Moores UCSD Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA, and the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing in Lewiston, ME.


Contact:

Taryn Hamre
MOMS Club of East Lyme
tjhamre@gmail.com

Lee Rosenberg
Light One Little Candle
lee@lightonelittlecandle.org