BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thousands of children received a special gift this holiday season thanks to the incredible generosity of Books-A-Million customers during its seventh annual Holiday Book & Toy Drive. The “Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes” campaign, which ran November 8 through December 16, provided customers the opportunity to spread love and kindness to children and families in need during the holidays. Books-A-Million collected over $2 million worth of books and toys on behalf of its customers for charities across the country, including American Cancer Society, Boys & Girls Club of America, Toys for Tots and more.
“The Books-A-Million community has once again shown an overwhelming amount of love and support for this annual drive with their book and toy donations,” Misty Fontenot, SVP Store Operations at Books-A-Million. “It is because of their kindness and generosity that we continue hosting this incredible campaign to spread holiday smiles to children and families in need during this special time of year.”
Since 2013, Books-A-Million has hosted its annual Holiday Book & Toy Drive; with the overwhelming generosity of its customers, the company has exceeded its goals for the drive each year.
A complete list of organizations that partnered with Books-A-Million for the 2019 Holiday Book & Toy Drive can be found at booksamillion.com/toydrive.
Books-A-Million, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is the second largest bookseller in the United States. Books-A-Million began over 100 years ago in 1917 as a newsstand in Florence, Alabama and now operates over 200 stores in 32 states and online at booksamillion.com. As Books-A-Million’s market presence has grown, the goal has remained the same: to serve each community with the best selection of books, toys, games and entertainment, all at great prices. Find the nearest Books-A-Million at booksamillion.com/storefinder. Follow Books-A-Million on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest to discover shelf inspiration, new releases, gifts and more.