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May 12, 2016

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Our May 14th reading clubs are the day after tomorrow, and we still have 15 spots remaining, especially at MacArthur Park and Magnolia.

If you can join us this Saturday for Fantasy, Folklore, & Fairytales, visit our website TODAY and sign up! Keep checking our website for openings today and tomorrow until 3pm.

If you're signed up but can't join us, please click here to cancel before 3pm tomorrow so someone else may take your place.



Reading to Kids is hiring a Literacy Coordinator through AmeriCorps for a 12 month position starting in August! The position is posted on our website, where you can read it by clicking on the Literacy Coordinator button below Latest News.

Reading to Kids is Hiring

Please also share the above link to the position with anyone you think would be a good fit, especially if they have volunteered with us as readers or other roles.



Join Reading to Kids for Legendary Bingo at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood!

The drinks are strong, the drag queen bingo is "R" rated, and seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your seat in advance! To see what happens, click here for a video of one of our winners last year!

Reading to Kids Bingo Night flyer

Please click the image above for a flyer in .PDF format, and forward it to anyone you know who may be interested in going to our Legendary Bingo Night. You can 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.

WHEN:   Wednesday, June 1st, 7pm - 9:00pm
WHERE: Hamburger Mary's Restaurant
              8288 Santa Monica Blvd.
              West Hollywood, CA 90046
              (323) 654-3800
Cost:  $20 suggested donation (cash only, please!), which includes 9 regular bingo games and one grand prize bingo game with fantastic prizes!

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 4 or more) at Hamburger Mary's to ensure your seat.

All proceeds go to Reading to Kids. For more details, visit our Bingo event on Facebook and invite your friends!


Please also help us gather prizes for the bingo winners! We're hoping for gift certificates, amusement park and theater tickets, gift bags, autographed items - anything that would be fun to win at bingo!

Here is information about Reading to Kids to share with potential donors, as well as a donation form for them to complete.

We'd also like to have a celebrity host as a bingo caller. Please reply if you can personally reach out to any celebrities who would like to help your favorite cause.



For details on each of the below events, check out our handy calendar on our website!

Wed., May 18Happy Hour Mixer from 6-8 pm at Seventy 7 Lounge, 3843 Main St, Culver City, CA 90232. Click here for the Facebook event or click here for the Meetup!

Sun., May 22Curriculum Committee Meeting at 1pm in the Reading to Kids office as they create activity and craft guides for the June books! Click here for our Facebook event or click here for the Evite!


Thanks, and we hope to see you this Saturday!


Charlie Orchard, Tiara Johnson, and Emma Rees
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)

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MAY 2016
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 39 40
Esperanza 64 65
Gratts 50 52
Los Angeles 98 100
MacArthur Park 61 65
Magnolia 73 76
Politi 50 51
White 30 31
TOTAL 465 480
MAY Books. . .
Kindergarten book
First Grade book
First Grade
Second Grade book
Second Grade
Third Grade book
Third Grade
Fourth Grade book
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade book
Fifth Grade

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