Adopt a Book

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Even a single book can make a difference! 

Book lists from students and teachers are provided but you can always donate a favorite of your own. These books will be provided to students and teachers participating in the “Great Read-In” during March and April..Some sites like Amazon provide programs that let you purchase 4 books for the price of 3.

For donations, please contact Dr. Jared Russell

NEW! Adopt a Book for AP English - Goal 10 - 15 books
Contact Morgan Wilkinson for updates on book donations and to see what books are needed.

The House on Mango Street (Cisnernos) - Donated so far: 9 books  
The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger)  - Donated so far: 2 books
Things Fall Apart (Achebe) -

Additional Requests:

Song of Solomon (Morrison)
The Joy Luck Club (Tan)
Native Son (Wright)
Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare)
Bless Me, Ultima (Anaya)
The Canterbury Tales (Chaucer)
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water (Dorris)
Tess of D'Urbervilles

The class is also trying to collect ACT English or Reading Workbooks

Adopt a Book for K-6 Grades - Most Requested Books
Percy Jackson Series
Harry Potter Series
Diary of a Whimpy Kid Series
Santa’s Paws Books
Animal Ark Books

Beverly Clearly
Judy Blume
Andrew Clements
Judith Viorst
Chris Van Allsburg
Kate DiCamillo

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Campus Kitchens is a great service opportunity within the community. Volunteers meet at the new Auburn Arena for food handling and prep and then transport to AUMC (Auburn United Methodist Church) after. Interested individuals should meet at the arena loading dock (inform security you are with Campus Kitchens) at 7:30am Fridays. Remember to wear long pants and closed toe shoes. If you can deliver or serve food between 9am and 10:30am please email Daniel Ballew. You can begin/end at any point – do not feel obligated to stay the entire time. Contact: Daniel Ballew (

Best Buddies: Check Best Buddies website for current meeting information.

Expressions of a Brave Heart: An opportunity for special needs youth & young adults to be creative.
Opelika Sportsplex
1001 Andrews Road
Opelika, Alabama
Contact: Angie Colvin Burque (

Auburn United Methodist Church Food Pantry
137 Gay Street, Auburn, AL 36831
(p) (334) 826-8800  (f)(334) 826-8922
We invite you to come help us pack boxes of food each Thursday morning in the Fellowship Hall or assist with clients on Friday mornings. 
Contact: Shirley Rose Glisson

Community Market of East Alabama
3810 Pepperell Parkway

Activities include interviewing clients, stocking shelves, working in the warehouse, check out/sacking groceries.
Contact: Elsie 749-8844

East Alabama Food Bank
375 Industry Drive, Auburn

Contact: Martha Faupel 821-9006


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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2013

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