At BookPeople‘s recent speaking and signing, Newbery-Medal winning author Matt de la Peña and New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long encouraged attendees to donate a copy of their heartfelt new book, LOVE, to Carrying Hope! We are so grateful—many of the Hope Packs we just delivered contained signed copies of their beautiful book which will provide comfort to the kids who need it most! The talented Loren Long also donated this incredible illustration he created at the event to Carrying Hope! You can bid on it now in our silent auction:! Thank you Loren LongMatt de la Peña and BookPeople for your kindness and support!