Bookcrossing for LUCIA

After the success of last years event, which saw over 1,000 books given away for free, we are once again teaming up with BookCrossers worldwide to raise awareness of the charity using this novel idea. Throughout the month of September BookCrossers and LUCIA supporters will release books on buses, trains, planes, supermarkets and park benches all in…

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Bookcrossing for LUCIA – result!

As reported in a previous article, I decided to use my hobby of BookCrossing to help raise awareness and (hopefully) funds for LUCIA. I’ve been supporting LUCIA for a few years when I go running, but the number of books I had in the house and the timing of Ethiopian New Year in September suggested…

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Bookcrossing update!

Having seen fellow-BookCrossers engage in all sorts of activities to help their chosen charities, I thought I could use my favourite hobby to raise awareness of, and some money for, LUCIA. BookCrossing is the act of releasing books into “the wild” to travel and find new readers. Every BookCrossing book is registered with a unique…

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A ‘novel’ way to raise money…

Supporter Liz Broomfield has decided to put her Bookcrossing hobby to good use and try to raise some awareness of, and money for, LUCIA. In September 2009, Liz and her fellow BookCrossers from around the world will be getting together to release books with a “women’s titles” theme – books with “princess”, “woman”, “girl” etc and “Lucia”…

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