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Reading to Kids News
July 19, 2018
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

236 kids, 216 volunteers and 32 parents, and 18 teachers joined us this past Saturday for our Summer Fun & Games reading clubs!

Want to continue the fun? Sign up today for our August 11th Arts & Entertainment reading clubs before they fill up!

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HELP! SITE COORDINATORS WANTED

Veteran volunteers help out with logistics

We need experienced volunteers to help train volunteers, be a GLC, or especially to be a second or third Site Coordinator at any of our schools.

These smaller summer reading clubs are the best times to step into any of these important roles - all training pleasantly provided!

Please e-mail us at info@readingtokids.org to help create wonderful reading clubs!

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BE A READING TO KIDS AMBASSADOR

Volunteers at Charles White Elementary

With the 2018-19 school year beginning August 14th, we will have many opportunities for you to help us promote Reading to Kids at our partner schools as a Reading to Kids Ambassador.

There are three different ways you can help: Kindergarten Orientations, Teacher Breakfast Deliveries, and Back-to-School-Nights.

We'll supply everything you need, including what to say at the Kindergarten Orientations. Although it's great if you can speak Spanish (even a little), all of our parent materials are bilingual, and there's always someone who can translate for you at the school.

These events set the course for the rest of the year and are a wonderful way to interact with the kids, parents, and teachers.

If you are interested in being an Ambassador, please e-mail us at info@readingtokids.org or call (310) 479-7455.
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THREE MORE COMPUTERS OR TABLETS WANTED TO GIVE TO KIDS!

At our August 11th reading clubs we would love to give away a computer or iPad/tablet to one lucky kid at each school.

If you or your employer have any working computers that are less than 6 years old running Windows 7 or later, or any Macintosh computers less than 7 years old, or any iPads or similar tablets, we can give them to deserving kids!

We especially need working computers (CPUs), whether or not they come with monitors, keyboards, etc.

Please email us at info@readingtokids.org if you can help make a kid very happy!

iPad winner at Charles White Elementary
A Charles White Elementary 5th grader with perfect Reading to Kids attendance this school year leaps for joy after winning a new iPad
from Site Coordinator Linda Antonioli!
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READING TO KIDS IS HIRING -
APPLY EARLY!

Reading to Kids is hiring a Literacy Coordinator through AmeriCorps for a 12 month position starting in November! 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!

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Thanks!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard, Jessica Brown-Clark, & Jake Bakke
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
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AUGUST 2018
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 14 25
Esperanza 18 33
Gratts 14 29
Los Angeles 23 23
MacArthur Park 12 25
Magnolia 14 26
Politi 6 32
White 9 26
TOTAL 110 219
AUGUST Books. . .
Kindergarten book
Kindergarten
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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