Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
We hope you all had a great Halloween! Now we've all had our
fill of costumes and candy, we are just days away from our
November 11th "Wonders of Science & Technology" reading
clubs! Please help us recruit the 114 more readers
we need that morning!
signing up today! Join our
November 11th Facebook Event and
share with your friends!
You can also
print out this flyer to post around town or use
template to email your friends and
November 11th is also College Spirit Day,
so be sure to rep your college proudly! We'll be
tallying the number of volunteers sporting their college
logo that morning and announcing the winner the following
signed up for the Nov. 11th reading clubs but know you can't make it
after all, please be sure to
cancel your RSVP as soon as you can.
4 MORE MARATHON RUNNERS NEEDED
Do you know any runners? Are you a
runner? Please forward this email to them
and ask them to join
Team Reading to Kids in next
year's 2018 Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon on Sunday,
We're looking for four more runners
to join us in one of the best marathons in the
country. You can
share this Facebook group with any of your runner
friends to encourage them to join our team!
If you or a runner you know is interested in
becoming one of our fundraising runners or
creating a fundraising team, please email
Chris Martin at
IMPORTANT NOTE: To register to run
on behalf of Reading to Kids, you
MUST receive from us a special web address
to use when registering on the Skechers
Performance Los Angeles Marathon website.
2017 ANNUAL FUND DRIVE UPDATE!
2017 Annual Fund Drive is going strong with
$8,677 donated from 134 donors! Our Annual Fund Drive
lasts until December 31st, and our goal this year is to raise
$55,000 from 550 donors. Please help us meet that goal by
spreading the word to your friends and co-workers!
Those who have donated can see their names listed on our
2017 Annual Fund Drive page.
How Can You Help?
1) Make a pledge to donate by check or
online. Contributions of any amount are greatly appreciated!
2) Show your support by asking friends and family to
Look under the "Help us Fundraise!"
header for our handy
for raising money with your friends and co-workers, a
sample email you can easily personalize, and
tips for fundraising.
Also, if your workplace matches donations to nonprofits, please share
with them your donation and ask them to consider matching it. In this way you
double your donation and share with others your enthusiasm
for Reading to Kids!
SUPPORT US VIA RALPHS GROCERY STORE,
ESCRIP, & AMAZONSMILE
Did you know you can support Reading to Kids just
by shopping at the grocery store or using your credit card?
Ralphs both have programs that are NO COST ways
for you to donate to Reading to Kids.
you have to do is
call Ralphs or go online and register your grocery
cards. When you use those cards at a participating
store or service provider, the store will donate a
percentage of your purchases to Reading to Kids!
Click here for simple instructions
on how to sign up or renew! Or, you can
call Ralphs Community
Contribution Program at
(800) 443-4438. Explain you want to register your Ralphs
card number and your telephone number.
Reading to Kids NPO# is 82133.
Note if you
have previously signed up: You have to renew your registration each year
on or after September 1st, so please renew again for this year!
Amazon.com? If you shop using
AmazonSmile, they will donate 0.5% of
your purchases to Reading to Kids!
Click here for easy directions on how to start using
Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you at the reading clubs on November 11th!