Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
As you may have heard last week, our September reading clubs were our
second-largest September ever, with 1,267 kids!
We expect even more kids at October 11th's reading clubs so we'll need your help to recruit 340 more volunteers over the next
If you haven't already, please
sign up online for October's reading clubs. Secondly, don't forget to join our
October 11th Facebook event so your friends will see you are attending and you help spread the word!
Here's another volunteer recruitment tip:
Post flyers at heavily populated locations such as coffee shops, the gym, your office or other various community centers.
You can also use the information provided in our simple email template (in PDF) to recruit volunteers.
magicians! As in years past, all reading clubs will host a magician that we know the kids are eagerly anticipating. At these October reading clubs, feel free to wear fun, school-appropriate
Halloween costumes, too!
BRING YOUR GROUP TO READING TO KIDS
Would your co-workers love to join you at the reading clubs? Is your campus group looking for a fun volunteer opportunity? Does your alumni organization need an event to attend together? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, it is time to sign them up for
Reading to Kids!
Reading to Kids Volunteer Groups recruit volunteers for the reading clubs. In addition to a fantastic volunteer experience, groups who regularly recruit and bring volunteers are thanked on our website as "Friends & Supporters."
we had 21 members of
Creative Artists Agency
join us on September 13th at Politi, and we have 17 members of
DreamWorks Animation already signed up for October 11th
If you have a connection with a business, alumni association, campus group, or other organization whose members might enjoy volunteering with
Reading to Kids, start recruiting now!
up your group with Reading to Kids, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (310) 479-7455, and we'll get your group started!
CROSSWORDS LA TOURNAMENT
NEEDS YOUR HELP SAT., OCT. 18
Crossword puzzle lovers from everywhere will be converging at the
Crosswords LA tournament on
Saturday, October 18 – with proceeds benefiting
Reading to Kids!
This year the tournament will be held at the
Fowler Museum at UCLA (in the Harry and Yvonne Lenart Auditorium), and
Crosswords LA needs our volunteers to help!
They need volunteers to set up portions of the event, greet and sign in contestants, and collect puzzle papers.
This tournament raises money for Reading to Kids, so
if you can volunteer with them for either the full day or a half day, please email us today at
email@example.com. Full day volunteers (8:30am – 4:45pm) get a
free lunch! Let's show our volunteer spirit by supporting their efforts to help us!
DOMA'S YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN TICKETS 33% OFF
WATCH WITH READING TO KIDS ON OCT. 19TH
You may recall that back on April 29th
DOMA Theatre Company
generously supported us by sponsoring our 15th Anniversary Celebration, Comedy Night & Silent Auction.
They are offering
Reading to Kids supporters 33% off General Admission (a $10 savings) to their new production,
Young Frankenstein, the musical comedy by Mel Brooks!
Opening tomorrow, shows are Fridays and Saturday at 8pm or Sundays at 3pm. Just enter
promo code "RTK2014" when you purchase tickets through either of the above websites.
This offer is valid subject to availability of tickets, and
the show is
at the MET Theatre, 1089 N. Oxford Avenue, Los
Angeles, CA 90029.
If you'd like to see the show with other
Reading to Kids volunteers, join us for the Sunday, Oct. 19th 3pm show. You can
RSVP at our Facebook event to see who else is going.
Be sure to buy your tickets early before they sell out!
Thank you, DOMA Theatre Company!
Thanks in advance for helping us find more volunteers for these next reading clubs!