About Rita Wiltz
Rita Wiltz, Founder and Executive Director of Children's Books On Wheels (CBOW), established the mobile non-profit organization in 2004 to bring reading to children in all areas that may not have access to books. Seventy five percent of the population served by CBOW are below the poverty level. Wiltz and her team are mobile and travel to community events, churches, businesses, and other non-profits in north, south, east and west counties. The after-school site at the Sleepy Hollow Multipurpose Building for the YMCA is hosted by CBOW. Summer Reading Projects donate books to children and their families at no cost. Each year over 9,000 books are distributed. Over 7524 hot lunches were distributed in May through July 2020 through a collaboration with Meals on Wheels of Montgomery County for families affected by COVID-19.
Children’s Books On Wheels (CBOW) is a 501c3 Non-profit community based mobile literacy organization. We promote literacy by providing books, educational literature, and community resources to children and their families in multiple languages at no cost. CBOW received its' non-profit status in 2004. CBOW has four components: Health Literacy, Financial Literacy, Digital Literacy, and Educational Literacy to diverse communities in Montgomery County and in the Metro Houston areas.
Free Year-Round VITA Tax
IRS Certified Volunteers
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Certifications
Coronavirus Testing Event
Children and Adults
Distributing Meals for Those in Need with Meals On Wheels and The Montgomery County Food Bank
Free Wi-Fi Hotspot
at Children's Books on Wheels Sleepy Hollow Multipurpose Building