Press Release: TRANSERVICE PARTNERS WITH THE BOOK FAIRIES TO HELP IMPROVE LITERACY IN NEW YORK
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. – OCTOBER 26, 2023 – For the entire month of September, employees at Transervice Logistic Inc. collected books, CDs, DVDs and magazines for The Book Fairies, the largest book donation organization in the Tri-State area. The materials will be distributed this fall to communities on Long Island and the five boroughs of New York City that do not have equal access to books.
This was the fifth consecutive year Transervice has partnered with the organization, contributing over 2,000 print and video assets to help provide equitable opportunities for children to learn, grow and thrive. The company was also on hand in 2020 to help the organization break the Guinness World Record for the longest line of books – 3.81 miles – at two New York elementary schools.
“Transervice is committed to supporting literacy in our home community and The Book Fairies gives us a hands-on opportunity to do so,” said Sean Schnipper, Director of Marketing.
About Transervice Logistics Inc.
Founded in 1969, Transervice has a history of service and a tradition of excellence. The company’s service offering includes dedicated contract carriage, contract maintenance, full-service leasing and freight brokerage. Transervice The workforce is comprised of over 1,200 associates, including over 650 drivers and 350 technicians. The company’s headquarters is in Lake Success, NY. (transervice.com
About The Book Fairies
The Book Fairies source and redistribute books to under-resourced communities on Long Island and New York City to provide equitable opportunities for children to learn, grow and thrive. Since its inception in 2012, The Book Fairies has distributed some 4,000,000 books to remove the financial and access barrier by directly supporting literacy programs and building school, classroom and home libraries in hundreds of schools and organizations in New York. http://www.thebookfairies.org/
(l. to r.) Michael Femminello, Assistant Vice President; Alex Lafaras, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President; Sean Schnipper, Director of Marketing; and Gregg Nierenberg, President & Chief Executive Officer.