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Braille4Kids Books to İzmir-TÜRGÖK from Princeton

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Last Fall, BTF board member Jill Stockwell participated in the Princeton Half Marathon as a fundraiser for the Turkish Library for the Blind (TÜRGÖK – “Türkiye Görme Özürlüler Kitaplığı”) and raised over $2,500 with her frieds’ support of her initiative…TURGOKlogo

 

TÜRGÖK is the only long distance lending library for the blind in Turkey serving the more than 40,000 clients. Having recently added blind children to its client list, the Turkish Library for the Blind needs more children’s books in braille. With funds provided by Jill & Friends the following Braille titles were recently added to the library:

A young TÜRGÖK client, hungry for more books!

A young TÜRGÖK client, hungry for more books!

Peter Pan by James Matthew BARRIE
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DOYLE
The Wonderful Wizard of OZ by L. Frank BAUM
Black Beauty by Anna SEWELL
Mowgli’s Brothers by Rudyard KIPLING
The Red Headed Leaque by Arthur Conan DOYLE
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BURNETT
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TWAIN
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark TWAIN
A New Home for Socks by Antoinette MOSES
Next Door by Robert CAMPBELL
Princess on the Run by Paul DAVENPORT
The Time Capsule by Robert CAMPBELL
Holly’s New Friend by Martyn HOBBS
David and the Great Detective by Martyn HOBBS
Holly the Eco Warrior by Martyn HOBBS
The African Mask by Günter GERNGROSS
The Surprise by Günter GERNGROSS
The Lost Smile by Chritian HOLZMANN

 

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Bridge to Türkiye Fund (BTF) is a charitable non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions made to BTF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by IRS. BTF”s tax identification number is 58-2678580.
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Bridge to Türkiye Fund (BTF) was established in 2003 by community minded Turkish Americans (Turks4Good) driven to make a difference, to improve life and to cultivate social change for the common good. Our circle of compassion promotes respect and fellowship for humankind in the communities we serve. Turks4Good commitment to these ideals stems from our basic desire to give back to our native land for the many opportunities we have gained from her. We invite you to also contribute to the welfare of less fortunate children in Turkey.