Our big December 14th reading clubs are only two and a half weeks away,
and we need 143 more volunteers.
You can help by joining
December 14th reading club event
so your friends will see that on your wall.
Then go to our website and
sign up with us.
tweet, post to Facebook and Instagram, and
message your friends that we still need more volunteers.
print out this flyer and post it at your
work, school, church, synagogue, mosque, or favorite
community bulletin board.
2019 ANNUAL FUND DRIVE UPDATE
We extend a huge thank you to everyone who has already donated to our 2019 Annual Fund Drive! To date we have raised $25,736 donated from 281 donors!
All who have donated can see their names listed on our
2019 Annual Fund Drive page. Donate and we can add your name there, too!
Our Annual Fund Drive lasts until December 31st, and our goal this year is to raise $60,000 from 600 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 donate online
today by visiting our
2019 Annual Fund Drive. Contributions of any amount are
2) Show your support by asking friends and family to
2019 Annual Fund Drive
page and look under the "Help us Fundraise!"
header for resources, including information on creating your own
personalized fundraising page on Facebook, our handy
donor sheet for raising money with your friends and
tips for fundraising, and so much more.
Once they know about Reading to Kids, many of your
friends and family will want to donate -
we just need you to ask!
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 RUNNERS NEEDED FOR MARATHON,
1/2 MARATHON, OR 5 K!
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 the 2020 Los
Angeles Marathon on Sunday,
We're looking for three more full marathon runners and one more Charity Challenge runner (the last 13.1 miles of the course) to join us in one of the best marathons in the country.
If either of those distances is too daunting, you can join us in the Big 5K (that's just 3.1 miles) near Dodger Stadium the day before the marathon on Saturday, March 7, 2020.
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 Los Angeles Marathon website.
THANK YOU IBM & THE KLEINER COHEN FOUNDATION
We thank the
IBM Corporation for their generous donation of $2,000, their 12th grant to us! We especially thank Mark May, Esperanza Site Coordinator, for helping facilitate these grants!
We also thank
The Kleiner Cohen Foundation for its continuing support of
Reading to Kids with their most recent $2,000 grant. This is the 14th year in a row the Foundation has financially supported us.
Grants like these and
donations from our hundreds of volunteers help us inspire thousands of kids in Los Angeles as we fill the bookshelves in their homes and in their schools' libraries!