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Reading to Kids News
February 6, 2020
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

We had a few cancelations yesterday, so please sign up with us for this Saturday's "People & Places Around the World" reading clubs before we fill up again!

(If you are signed up but can't attend after all, please click here to cancel ASAP or before 3:00 p.m. tomorrow so someone else can take your place!)

HELPER ROLES THIS SATURDAY

If you have read with us a few times recently, please e-mail us at info@readingtokids.org if you can volunteer for any of the following roles (even if Alta Loma is full):

- GLC for 4th grade at Alta Loma
- Training Coordinator at Alta Loma
- Check-in Helper at Alta Loma
- Food Runner at Alta Loma

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READING TO KIDS AMBASSADORS
NEEDED TOMORROW!

Volunteers at Charles White Elementary

Tomorrow for an hour or two between 7:30am and 2:30pm we need your help conducting quick classroom walk-throughs or handing out flyers to encourage kids to come to this Saturday's reading clubs. We currently need ambassadors this Friday for the following schools: Los Angeles, MacArthur Park, Magnolia, and Politi.

This can be a lot of fun and we'll provide everything you need. Please reply to info@readingtokids.org or call the office at (310) 479-7455 if you can be an Ambassador!
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CAN'T RUN 26 MILES OR 5K?
THEN DONATE TO SUPPORT OUR
MARATHON RUNNERS
OR HAND OUT WATER DURING THE RACE!

Team Reading to Kids LA Marathon runners

Please support Team Reading to Kids as they run the Los Angeles Marathon on March 8th!

They have until March 8th to reach their $20,000 fundraising goal! If you can donate a buck a mile to your favorite runner, you'll help fuel them towards the finish line!

Team Reading to Kids banner

With every mile they train and every dollar they raise, these valiant souls help you inspire kids with a love of reading.

HAND OUT WATER DURING THE RACE!

Help represent Reading to Kids during the marathon by handing out water to the runners!

Our group will be at Water Station Mile 5 at Glendale Blvd., between Bellevue and Kent St. in Echo Park, on Sunday, March 8th from 5am - 11am.

Click this link to sign up. Our group is Reading to Kids and our shift location should be listed in green. Click the box to the green J05 Water Station Mile 5 shift, complete the form, and sign up to volunteer!

Supporting our runners
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MUSICIANS NEEDED MARCH 14TH

Our March 14th reading clubs feature "Music & Entertainment", and we are looking for musicians to perform at each of our eight partner schools. In the past we've had everything from Korean drum troupes to electric violin players to marching bands!

Vocal Percussion Radio performing at Magnolia Elementary

If you or someone you know is interested in sharing the gift of music with our students and volunteers, email us at info@readingtokids.org.

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PLEASE HELP US FIND
BINGO PRIZE & AUCTION ITEMS

Reading to Kids' Legendary Bingo fundraiser at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood

Our next Legendary Bingo fundraisers at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood are set for April and September, and we need your help gathering prizes for the bingo winners!

To help you get started, here is information about Reading to Kids to share with potential donors, as well as a donation form for them to complete.

We especially enjoy awarding gift certificates, amusement park and theater tickets, gift bags, and autographed items! Anything unique is great, too!

If you work at or have a connection with products or services to offer, please help us by asking for a donation to our events.

For details on any of our events, check out our handy calendar on our website!

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Thanks, and we hope to see you this Saturday!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard, Talethe Jackson, & Anthony Reyes
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)
info@readingtokids.org
www.readingtokids.org
www.facebook.com/readingtokids
www.twitter.com/readingtokids
www.readingtokids.blogspot.com

Make a donation:
www.readingtokids.org/HowToHelp/HelpDonate.php

February 2020
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 31 33
Esperanza 46 46
Gratts 51 52
Los Angeles 42 44
MacArthur Park 53 53
Magnolia 46 46
Politi 41 41
White 43 43
TOTAL 353 358
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