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United Way mails 150,000th Imagination Library book for Flint Hills’ kids

EMPORIA, Kan. – United Way of the Flint Hills has announced it has mailed its 150,000th Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library book. As a local affiliate of the Imagination Library since 2014, the United Way of the Flint Hills delivers free books to children aged birth to five. Imagination Library books are hand-selected, age-appropriate, and high quality. United Way’s partnership with the Imagination Library ensures Flint Hills area children can have a great selection of books at home, fostering early literacy skills and a love of reading.

United Way CEO Mickey Edwards said local funds support the Imagination Library in the Flint Hills, and there is no cost to the families of children receiving books. Local contributions help fund the program that has benefited thousands of children across the Flint Hills.

Flint Hills area children ages birth to five who live in Chase, Coffey, Lyon, Morris, Osage and Woodson counties, and in zip codes 66423, 66431, and 66507 in Wabaunsee Counties are eligible to enroll. For more information about United Way of the Flint Hills’ Imagination Library, or for an enrollment form, see www.uwfh.org/dpil.

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