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Helping Hassan Fountain give the gift of reading to kids in Richmond

Posted at 5:15 PM, Aug 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 17:15:48-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Through the If You Give a Child a Book campaign, CBS 6 and parent company Scripps Howard hope to ensure all children have a book in their hands.

Hassan Fountain is on a similar mission. The son of a librarian, Fountain and his Fountain for Youth non-profit are working to open community libraries in Richmond and his hometown of Halifax, Virginia.

Recently CBS 6 anchor Reba Hollingsworth teamed with BBGB bookstore owner Jill Stefanovich to help make sure Fountain, and the children he serves, get the books they need.

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