Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Hosts Book Drive At UNLV Runnin’ Rebels Home Game onFebruary 18
Mac King will be on-site to collect books and meet and greet with fans Book Donations Benefit the Public Education Foundation
Harrah’s Headliner and Comedy-Magician Mac King will host Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Book Drive with the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels onWednesday, February 18as they take on Boise State. Donate three or more new or gently used elementary-school aged books and receive two free tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show at Harrah’s Las Vegas.
King will be on-site at the Thomas and Mack Center front entrance from6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.to collect donations and meet with the fans while taking photos and signing autographs. Tip off time is8 p.m.The books raised will benefit the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation. The books will be donated to elementary school children in local at-risk schools. King will personally deliver the books to kids in at-risk schools during Nevada Reading Week 2015.
Patrons may also donate books during the month of February at the YMCA of Southern Nevada, Egg Works, The Egg & I, The Toy Box and Splashville. Each location is offering Mac King tickets and a special offer to anyone that donates three or more new or gently used children’s books. Visit www.mackingshow.com for more details.
About Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour
Comedy-Magician Mac King has been a life-long advocate for childhood literacy and since settling down in Las Vegas, has made it his mission to promote literacy in Southern Nevada.
For years King has visited local elementary schools, spreading the importance of literacy to local students. In 2011 King decided to take his philanthropic efforts to the next level and launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy initiative to foster the love of reading and rally community organizations to raise books for Las Vegas school children.
The tour kicked off during Nevada Reading Week 2011 and since then has collected more than 10,000 books by partnering with several local organizations including: Las Vegas Wranglers, Springs Preserve, Winder Farms, Sky Zone Las Vegas, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Las Vegas 51’s Baseball Team.
Nevada Reading Week2015 March 2– 6