In the wake of terrible violence, children's book authors raise money for Aleppo


There is no simple children’s story that can explain away this terror. But as the violence continues, a group of children’s and young adult authors are hoping to do what they can to help those suffering in the Syrian city of Aleppo by starting a social media campaign to raise money.  

Fed up with the violence, authors Dana Alison Levy and Rachael Allen decided they couldn’t sit back and do nothing while people were killed in Aleppo. 

So the pair decided to start a hashtag, #KidlitForAleppo, where authors would offer prizes on Sunday if fans sent them a screenshot that proved they donated to an organization like the White Helmets, Doctors Without Borders and the International Rescue Committee. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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