Council President Cynthia Borrego Helps Distribute Free Back Packs and Books

Global Give A Book event for NW Albuquerque students.

August 3, 2021

City Council President Cynthia D. Borrego joined Global Give A Book for their school back pack giveaway on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Church Alive Campus. Council President Borrego contributed $2000 from 2021 D5 Constituent Funds toward the event.

They distributed 500 backpacks that included:

  • New high-quality Children's book
  • Loaded with school supplies
  • Other necessities like socks
  • Coupons and/or gift certificates from local restaurants, retailers and hair salons.

Global Give A Book, Inc., is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, with a passion for promoting youth literacy one book at a time, Global Give A Book establishes a framework and means of distributing mass quantities of new high quality children’s books. Find more information at