Tag Archives: #NYC non-profits

Get Your Tickets and Join BtB’s Annual Benefit Celebration

On Tuesday, November 17 we will be kicking up our heels at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel for Celebration, our annual benefit with Youth INC and 12 of the city’s most promising youth-serving nonprofits. The annual benefit gala is a great opportunity to mingle with BtB’s board members, educators, and supporters who enable us to impact the lives of young New Yorkers […]

Calling All Runners, Walkers and Book Lovers

Team Behind the Book is in training, and as an official charity partner of this year’s Generosity 5k fun-run / walk in Prospect Park, we’ll be lacing up for literacy on March 29. If you enjoy running, walking, Prospect Park in spring, and helping NYC kids with enriching literacy programs – We hope you’ll join us in our […]

Our Evening with Joshua Ferris

We were thrilled when one of our supporters offered to host a cocktail party to benefit Behind the Book on February 9. When Man Booker Prize nominee Joshua Ferris agreed to appear at the private reading, we knew the party would be a hit. As Josh read from the opening pages of his much-lauded third […]

BtB on Women’s Radio Network

This month the Women’s Radio Network contacted Behind the Book’s Executive Director and Founder, Jo Umans, to find out about what inspired Behind the Book and to chat a little about our programs. Catch Jo’s interview here!   And in case you missed the ending – with more workshops in more schools than ever before this […]