'The Help' Star Octavia Spencer Lends Hand to SAG Foundation's BookPals Initiative

'The Help' Star Octavia Spencer Lends Hand to SAG Foundation's BookPals Initiative

November 23 – The Hollywood Reporter
By Stacey Wilson
 
A Screen Actors Guild literacy ambassador, the actress was recently given the red carpet treatment at a Los Angeles elementary school where she read to some of her younger fans.
 
“Are you the actress from The Help?”
 
It’s a crisp morning in Los Angeles, and a young student in uniform is welcoming visitors to the Crescent Heights Language Arts/Social Justice Magnet School. It’s a big day: The elementary school is welcoming actress Octavia Spencer of The Help as the latest ambassador of BookPals, the SAG Foundation’s 18-year-old literacy program.
 
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