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Whoville house collects more than 3,500 books for Kamloops literacy programs

Whoville Kamloops raised more than 3,500 books for local literacy programs this season.
Image Credit: FACEBOOK/ Whoville Kamloops

A Kamloops couple who turns their yard into the magical town of Whoville from the famous Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas has finished tallying up their donations from this past season.

In a post to Facebook, creators of the display, Sue Adams, says this year brought in more than 3,500 books and $1,862 in donations for Literacy Kamloops.

READ MORE: Kamloops couple turns yard into a real life Whoville Dr. Seuss would be proud of

“As we wind down for the year, I need to express my gratitude to you. This year was overwhelming for us with your support and kindness,” the post reads.

Last year, marked the first year Whoville Kamloops opened to the public. The yard was created by Adams and her husband and was open to the community on select weekends.

They collected more than 550 books and $250 for Literacy Kamloops in 2018.

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