Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
Our February 9th Reading Clubs are two days away, and we have just 7 spots remaining. If you're planning to volunteer with us on the 9th, visit our website TODAY and
sign up! You can keep checking our website for openings today and tomorrow morning.
If you're signed up but can't join us, please
click here to cancel before 3pm on Friday so that someone else may take your place.
CALLING ALL MUSICIANS!
We are still on the hunt for musicians to perform at our March 9th Reading Clubs. Every March,
musicians visit each school and perform for the kids as part of our "Music and Celebrations" theme.
We have had a variety of performers from country singers to Korean drumming
troupes! If you or someone you know would like to share the gift of music with the kids and volunteers, please
reply to this email.
We're starting to plan this year's events, and we need your help gathering prizes!
Our events are more fun and raise more money if we have
great prizes to award, raffle, and/or auction. Big prizes. Little prizes. Serious prizes. Silly prizes. We need them all! Check out our list of prizes from
last year's Silent Auction for ideas.
If you have any prizes, or you know where to get them, let us
The fun starts this May with our annual Legendary Bingo night, and we'd love to have something fabulous
for the grand prize winner -- anything unique or with an autograph is always welcome!
To help you get started, click these links for
tips on how to best approach a business or person to donate to our events, and a
donation form for the donor to complete.
In the past we have had gift certificates, products, services, and tickets to fun events. If you work at or have a connection with a restaurant, retail store, or for a company with products or services to offer,
please help us by asking for a donation to our
Please also let Skylar know to whom you reach out so we don't accidentally duplicate Special Events Committee
efforts in contacting businesses.
KNOCK KNOCK...COMEDIANS AND CELEBRITIES WANTED
We need a well-known, headliner comedian for this summer's upcoming Benefit Comedy Night! If you
personally know a
headliner comedian who would be interested and available for this event that will likely take place in late May or June, please reply to this email.
We'd also like to have a celebrity
host for either our Comedy Night or as a bingo caller
for our annual Legendary Bingo night in May. Please
reply if you can personally reach out to any celebrities who would like to help
your favorite good cause!
Thanks, and we'll see you on Saturday!