Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
Our "Music and Celebrations" reading Clubs on March 8th are just 9 days away, and we'd like you to join the parade! We still need 69 more readers, so
click here and submit your RSVP today.
Then please also take a moment to join our March 8th Facebook event. Your friends will be able to see that you're attending the reading clubs, and you can help spread the word by inviting them to join, too.
As we do every March, some very talented musicians will be performing.
to find out who will be performing at your school - you may even know them personally!
(If you have signed up and can't make it,
please cancel to make room for another volunteer.)
DONATE & SUPPORT TEAM READING TO KIDS AT THE ASICS LA MARATHON
SCHOOL AMBASSADORS NEEDED NEXT WEEK
Next week is the week before our March Reading Clubs, and we can use your help
conducting quick classroom walk-throughs to encourage kids to come to the reading clubs that Saturday.
We'll supply everything you need, so we just need volunteers (ideally in pairs) who can go to a school or two between 7:30am - 2:30pm as a Reading to Kids Ambassador.
This is a wonderful way to interact with the kids and teachers. The more we publicize, the more children and parents we can continue to serve!
Please reply to inforeadingtokids.org or call the office
at (310) 479-7455 if you can be an Ambassador.
EYES ON THE PRIZES
We've started planning this year's fundraising 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
know! We'd love to have something fabulous for the Silent Auction or for our grand prize Bingo winner -- anything unique or with an
autograph is always welcome!
To help you get started, here is a
generic donation letter to give to a manager, supervisor, or friend who may be able to donate a gift, product, or service,
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 us 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 April's Benefit Comedy Night! If you
personally know a
headliner comedian who would be interested and available for this event that will likely take place on April 29th, 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 on June 11th. Please
reply if you can personally reach out to any celebrities who would like to help
your favorite good cause!
Thank you very much for your help!