Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
In just two days we will be discovering the Wonders of Science
& Technology at our reading clubs! We still have a handful of spots open, so
sign up and join us today!
signed up but cannot join us after all, be sure to
cancel online to open your spot for someone else. The deadline for canceling is 3pm tomorrow.)
Help! If you have volunteered with us before and can step into any of these roles, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org (even if your regular school is full):
- Bagel Pickup from a shop just south of LAX at 5pm tomorrow
Returning Volunteer trainers at Gratts, MacArthur Park, or Magnolia
- GLC at MacArthur Park (1st), Magnolia (K), or Politi (4th)
also our College Spirit month, so be sure to
wear your college's logo! The competition is on to see
which college has the most volunteers representing their alma
mater at this Saturday's reading clubs!
Thanks to the generosity of our volunteers and several colleges,
every child at the reading clubs this Saturday will receive an item with a college logo - part of our efforts to nurture early college
2017 ANNUAL FUND DRIVE UPDATE!
The 2017 Annual Fund Drive has raised its first $10,000, with $10,082 donated from 139 donors so far!
Those who have donated can see their names listed on our
2017 Annual Fund Drive page. Donate today so we can add your name there, too.
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!
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 contribute!
Look under the "Help us Fundraise!" header
our handy donor sheet
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!
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.
BUY CROSSWORDS LA PUZZLES &
SUPPORT READING TO KIDS!
Now that the annual Crosswords LA puzzle tournament is over, you can buy their puzzles - and every puzzle pack they sell supports
Reading to Kids!
Their 2017 puzzle pack includes five puzzles from top constructors, plus the finals puzzle, a warm-up puzzle, and a tiebreaker puzzle.
Just go to their online Crosswords LA store and pay as much as you want (at least $5)!
If you know any puzzlers, please share this email with them or buy them a puzzle pack!