Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day tomorrow, we want to celebrate
your dedication and support for the important work we do.
You may have seen from the many articles on the Web recently
American Association of Pediatrics has begun
recommending that pediatricians encourage reading aloud to
That is the primary activity we have enjoyed doing together
at Reading to Kids since 1999, and we extend our thanks to you for the inspiration you give hundreds of children each month!
This morning the July 12th Reading Clubs are full, though we may have spots open up later today and over the next week. If you are signed up but know you can't join us, please
click here to cancel as soon as possible so that someone else may take your place.
THANK YOU TO THE VONS FOUNDATION
It is our pleasure to thank
The Vons Foundation for its support of
Reading to Kids, enabling us to share with children our love of reading!
Their recent $5,000 grant will go towards purchasing the hundreds of books we donate to our seven partner schools' libraries each year, and to the thousands of books we give to participating kids each month.
Our special thanks go to Reading to Kids volunteer
Joe Morchy for sponsoring us for this donation through his employer.
Please click on the photo above for a larger version of the check presentation from
The Vons Foundation to Joe and Reading to Kids Managing Director Charlie Orchard.
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.
Thanks, and we wish you a very happy 4th of July weekend!