By Sonya Kannam

78% of $5,000 goal
This campaign ended on January 01, 2017, but you can still make a gift to Baltimore City College by clicking here!

$2.2 million dollars, tons of hard work by teachers, students, parents and community members have helped build an incredible new City College Center for Teaching and Learning. It is now time to fill the Library in this newly restored space with new books for City Collegians to enjoy!  For every $25 given a book plate will be placed in a new book to honor anyone you choose. 

Prefer to make a gift by mail? Just make your check out to the Fund for Educational Excellence, designate "BCC Library" in the memo section of the check, and send it to 800 North Charles Street, Suite 400, Baltimore, MD 21201. 

The Fund for Educational Excellence (“The Fund”) is the fiscal sponsor for Torch Burning Bright: The BCC Library Campaign. The Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to improve achievement for all students in Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools). It works side-by-side with City Schools providing invaluable support for many of the district’s most important reform initiatives. The organization’s mission is to secure the financial, human, and knowledge resources necessary to support policy and practice resulting in increased achievement for Baltimore City Public Schools students. All contributions are tax-deductible unless otherwise noted. 

Center for Teaching and Learning Midyear Report

Dear Supporter, 

Thanks to your help, the Joseph Meyerhoff Library at Baltimore City College has added 1,638 books to its collection since August. 

At the midway point of the year, our students sat down to reflect on what the new space, and new books, has meant to them. We are excited to share their reflections today.

Click here to read our midyear report.

Thank you again for making this possible!

2667 days ago by The Black Knight
Thank you for your donation to the City College Library - please take a minute to fill out survey

Thank you again for your generous donations! We raised over $4000 in this quick campaign - mostly through this website and a few checks. Mr. Berg, the City College librarian has also written many grants to add thousands of dollars more worth of books - thank you all. 

Please take a minute to fill out this survey 



to let us know how you would like your bookplates to read. If you have already filled it out or communicated with Sonya already you do not need to fill it out!

There is always a need for new books so if you want to donate again please contact Sonya Kannam or Ms. Berg for details. 

2701 days ago by Sonya Kannam
#KidsNeedBooks is Half Way There! - Please share link with family and friends

Thank you all for your generous donations! We have hit the half way mark and only have a month left to reach our goal. Please take a minute and send this link and a quick ask to a few family and friends. Personal asks have the highest chance for someone giving! 

#KidsNeedBooks #BestGiftEver

Thanks for your support!

Sonya Kannam 

2763 days ago by Sonya Kannam

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