Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine™ Benefits
The goal is to increase literacy by creating a rewarding experience.
Reward students for good behavior with a take home-book.
Excite students to receive a book with a magical trip to the vending machine.
Helps to build an in-home library while increasing reading engagement and fighting the “summer slide.”
Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine™ becomes the school’s centerpiece and serves as a constant reminder of the importance of books.
Our now famous ribbon-cutting ceremonies help educate the public about the school’s goals of reading.
Designing custom artwork with school’s logo, motto and mascot helps build school pride and creates an environment of creativity and school bonding.
How Do Schools Fund A Book Vending Mahine?
Schools work with a variety of sources. DonorsChoose is a very popular fundraising organization that occasionally offers matching funding. Schools also work with the Education Foundation, United Way, Save the Children. Kiwanis Club, Boys and Girls Club donate machines to schools. The most commone Funding Options for schools are:
Organizations like Read for My school and DonorChoose.org.
Foundation and clubs
Foundation and clubs are also a great resource for funding! Make sure you check if there are any in your area!
Many schools have had great success asking for funding from local businesses/organizations.
Make sure to ask your school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) and Parent Teacher Association (PTA) for funds/fundraising opportunities.
All states have a variety of grant opportunities available for schools that would like to promote literacy or implement a PBIS system. Many schools are also currently using ESSER funding for this program.