Bookseller Stories

You Are Helping a Family Fight Cancer

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All their carefully built plans for the future came to a halt when Carla* heard those two little words: “It’s cancer.” Thanks to you, Binc was there to answer their call and reassure them that help was on the way. 

You Provide Access to Mental Health Services

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Tensions are high everywhere, and book and comic shop owners and employees are not exempt. The top reason book and comic people report needing assistance is stress and anxiety.

More than $1MM Raised for Book and Comic Sellers Thanks to Humble Bundle and Ebook Publishers

Thanks to Humble Bundle and 17 publishers, more than $1 million has been donated to the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation in less than six years to support the people who own and work at book and comic stores across the country. One million dollars translates to nearly 500 emergency financial assistance grants to stabilize

You Helped a Bookseller Find Safety & Peace

This month a bookseller struggling with depression and anxiety was among the people you helped.

You Are Helping Rebuild a Life

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In addition to the other 220 booksellers and comic shop employees and owners you’ve helped this year, this month you helped a bookseller displaced by fire begin to rebuild their life.

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