The Duel on the Delaware Book Drive is tomorrow, but Team Mercury has already donated 5,500 lbs. of books!

Jerry Ely of Team Mercury arrived with 111 boxes of books for Success Won't Wait's literacy programs!
Jerry Ely of Team Mercury arrived with 111 boxes of books for Success Won’t Wait’s literacy programs!

Although the annual Duel on the Delaware “Miracle of Reading Education” Book Drive doesn’t officially begin until tomorrow, one team got a BIG jump on the competition. Today, Jerry Ely, a mentor from Team Mercury (#1089) from Hightstown High School dropped off an amazing 111 boxes of books!

Weigh in? 5,500 lbs… with more to come tomorrow!

Want attend? The annual Duel on the Delaware event and Miracle of Reading Education Book Drive are scheduled for Saturday, October 17, 2015. The event is hosted by FIRST teams 365 (MOE) and 316 (LuNaTeCs) with Success Won’t Wait as the beneficiary of the book drive (for the 12th year!). The event will be held at the Salem County Community College on Hollywood Avenue in Carney’s Point, New Jersey.

To learn more about past Duel on the Delaware Miracle of Reading Education Book Drive events, click a year below.

Here at Success Won’t Wait, we think this is going to be a book drive to remember…

Founded in 2002, Success Won’t Wait, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit literacy organization based in Wilmington, Delaware. Want to learn more about Success Won’t Wait’s literacy projects, how to donate used books in Delaware, or volunteer your time? Click on the About Us tab to learn more.

Read now, because success won’t wait!

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