Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
Our "Super Heroes and Super People" Reading Clubs are just over 2 weeks away on June 14th and we are still on the search for 99 more volunteers. Please
today to help give the kids a super start to their summer!
After you sign up, please be sure to spread the word to your family and friends by joining our
June 14th Facebook event.
(If you have already signed up but won't be able to make it, please
cancel your RSVP to make room for another volunteer.)
VOTE ONLINE TO HELP US WIN $10,000!
Reading to Kids has been selected as one of 15 U.S. finalists for Fluor's
Global Community Project Fund, and your votes will help us win!
If we finish in the top 5 in the U.S., we'll receive $10,000 and Fluor employees will volunteer with us!
To vote for us, go to
our Finalist page and click the Vote for this project button. You can vote once per day
every day from each of your computers now until Monday, June 9th at 11:59pm EST.
(The Aliso Viejo location listed
on our page is that of the Fluor office of the nominating employee, Jinhwa Chun.)
You can also follow our progress by clicking on the
Check your project's standing: Leaderboard link on the right side of the above page. Our project is titled "Encouraging Kids to Read by Providing Age-Appropriate Books."
Please note that their voting site is not optimized for mobile devices, so your phone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, etc. may not work well with the above page.
We're competing with some much larger organizations, so please share the above with your email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. networks. Let's see if
Reading to Kids volunteers and supporters can help our voting go viral!
JOIN US JUNE 11TH FOR LEGENDARY BINGO
On Wednesday, June 11th mark your calendars to play
Legendary Bingo at
Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood! If you've been before you know it's a blast. If you haven't, it's time to see what you've been missing!
There is a $20 suggested donation at the door (cash only, please!) which includes 9 regular bingo
games and one grand prize bingo game with fantastic prizes! Remember, the show is R rated and a ton of fun.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 11th, 7pm - 9pm
WHERE: Hamburger Mary's Restaurant
8288 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Legendary Bingo is very popular and there is limited seating available. Plan to arrive before 7:00 p.m.
to get a seat. We strongly suggest making a reservation (you must have a party of
6 or more) at Hamburger Mary's to ensure your seat.
You can call Hamburger Mary's at (323) 654-3800.
For more details, visit our
Bingo event on Facebook and share it with
Please also click the image below for a flyer in .PDF format, and forward it to anyone you know who may be
interested in going to our Legendary Bingo Night.
Please also print out the flyer and post it wherever many people are likely to see it, perhaps with a note that you are going and inviting others to join you. Be there or be square!
DODGER GAME ON 6/18
It's time for Dodger baseball with your fellow Reading to Kids volunteers! Join us to meet other volunteers,
enjoy a summer evening, and cheer a great game against the
Where: Dodger Stadium, Section 48
When: 6/18/14, 7:10pm
Price: Tickets only $10 each
Mail checks to:
P.O. Box 804
Verdugo City, CA 91046
Or, find Rachel at Los Angeles Elementary School during the
June 14th Reading Clubs or at El Cholo afterwards. Send your questions to Rachel at Rachel.Harterreadingtokids.org.
To see who else is attending, you can RSVP through either
our Facebook event or
Get your tickets from Rachel before she sells out, and we hope to see you there!
LITERACY COORDINATOR POSITION AVAILABLE
Reading to Kids is hiring two
Literacy Coordinators for 11 month positions starting in September! The positions
are posted on our website, where you can read them by clicking on the
Literacy Coordinator button below
Please also share the above link to the positions with anyone you think would be a good fit, especially if they have volunteered with us as readers or other roles.