JAMES PATTERSON’S HOLIDAY BONUSES FOR INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE EMPLOYEES
Since 2015, James Patterson has given holiday bonuses, ranging from $500–$5,000, to independent bookstore employees.
JAMES PATTERSON’S $1 MILLION CAMPAIGN FOR INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES
His $1M independent bookstore campaign was featured in the New York Times and Publisher’s Weekly as well as on CBS This Morning and NPR Morning Edition.
JAMES PATTERSON AND ANN PATCHETT NAMED BINC FOUNDATION’S INAUGURAL AMBASSADORS
James Patterson and Ann Patchett have been named the inaugural ambassadors for the Book Industry Charitable (BINC) Foundation because of their support for BINC’s commitment to helping bookstore employees with personal financial assistance. The BINC Foundation grew out of a wish of bookstore employees to establish a fund to help their colleagues experiencing an unexpected financial crisis. BINC is dedicated to assisting bookstore employees across the United States in their greatest time of need. For more information about BINC, visit: http://www.bincfoundation.org