State Service Project

The 2017-2018 Michigan BPA State Service Project is Reach Out and Read. We are incredibly excited to be partnered with this great organization as a vehicle for all our members to help improve Michigan’s literacy rate and promote reading and literature for our youth.

Information about Reach Out and Read is provided in the various documents below

Reach Out and Read General Information (PDF)

Reach Out and Read Infographic (PDF)

Reach Out and Read Recommended Book List (PDF)

The preferred vehicle for donating books to Reach Out and Read is through a virtual book drive. For book donations, chapters to host a virtual book drive where people can buy the books directly from the Reach Out and Read web page. Therefore, any money you have raised can be used to purchase books via the virtual book drive.

Click here to link to the Reach Out and Read Virtual Book Drive

Reach Out and Read is a national organization with a great cause, but if your chapter is looking to make a direct impact in your community we have added an option for you! One such option is to create a little free (mini book) library in your community.

Click here for information on creating a Little Free Library (PDF)

Any questions regarding the state service project can be directed to State Secretary/Treasurer Shaina Shah at


State Service Project Award

Chapters who participate in the 2017-2018 state service project are eligible to be recognized at the state leadership conference.

Click here to apply for the state service project award