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Local student collects 16,000+ books for Cops 'n' Kids

Published On: Mar 26 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2013 10:34:51 AM EDT

More than a half million books have been distributed to kids all around the Lehigh Valley, thanks to the Cops 'N' Kids program.

Recently, 12-year-old Alysse Danyi, from Nazareth Area Intermediate School, collected more than 16,000 books to add to that grand total.

She stopped by 69 News at Sunrise, along with Cops 'n' Kids Lehigh Valley President Bev Bradley, to talk about why it's so important to get books in the hands of our children.

7th Annual Celebration of Reading and the Arts and Sciences

Saturday, April 20th - 11AM-3PM


On the grounds of Looper's and Northampton Community College Fowler Family Southside Center - 313-511 E. 3rd Street, Bethlehem