ACH, Smucker Combine for Million Dollar Reading Program

AKRON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Akron Children’s Hospital and the JM Smucker Company are getting together to promote early childhood literacy.

A $1 million gift from the Orrville company will support the Berry Good Reading Program.

They will be distributing 60,000 developmentally-appropriate books to kids ages six months to five years.

For each well-child visit, a youngster takes home a book.