My “baby”, Ashley, just started the second half of her last semester in college. It’s so hard to believe! I feel like just yesterday we were dropping her off for freshman year. It’s been a wonderful journey & she’s done very well. Her father and I are so proud of her & so excited to see what the next chapter of her life will be.
Since the beginning of her college career, we have used Campus Book Rentals to help with the large expense of books for all of her classes. They are a great resource for renting, instead of purchasing, the books she needed. The prices are great, you get free shipping both ways, she can even highlight in her books, and they over a wide range of flexible renting periods. Another thing I really admire about Campus Book Rentals is that they make a donation to Operation Smile for every textbook that is rented. What a wonderfully charitable thing to do!
Have you hear of Operation Smile? I hadn’t until I started using Campus Book Rentals, but I’m glad I know about them now. It’s a wonderful cause that has helped many children. Here is some more information from their website…
Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate surgery, and delivers postoperative and ongoing medical therapies to children in low and middle income countries.
At Operation Smile, we’re more than a charity. We’re a mobilized force of international medical professionals and caring hearts. Operation Smile is a pioneer in advocating for the importance of safe surgery in resource poor environments and is the largest surgical charity of its kind, leading research into the causes of cleft lip and cleft palate, and its prevention, treatment and eradication.
Every three minutes a child is born with a cleft. A child with a cleft has twice the odds of dying before their first birthday. Children with cleft conditions who survive may have difficulty eating, speaking, hearing or breathing properly. In some places, they are shunned and rejected. And in too many cases, their parents can’t afford the surgeries they need to live a productive life.
Every child deserves access to safe, quality surgical care. Every child deserves a future filled with hope.
That’s where we come in as the largest volunteer-based children’s medical charity providing free cleft surgeries. Since 1982, Operation Smile — through the help of dedicated medical volunteers — has provided 220,000 free surgical procedures for children and young adults. Our work creates a lasting global impact. We train local medical professionals in developing countries and strengthen healthcare systems so more children in some of the poorest areas in the world can be treated.
As one of the most prominent charities for children in the world, we work in over 60 countries to heal children’s smiles and bring hope for a better future. Together, we are saving children’s lives.
Thanks to the generosity and spirit of volunteerism shown by our supporters, we heal thousands of children per year. With your help, how many lives can we change tomorrow?
So if you, or anyone you know, is in need of some books for college I would highly recommend you check out Campus Book Rentals. And remember, you’ll be also helping out Operation Smile in the process!