It's the first day of March, and our March 11th reading clubs are just around the corner, so submit your RSVP today!
You'll get to read to the kids and enjoy the music and dance performances at each school!
41 MORE READERS NEEDED IN 9 DAYS
FOR MAR. 11TH READING CLUBS!
Volunteers for our reading clubs must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
A Note About Masks
After consulting the principals at our eight partner schools, we and they have agreed to change the mask policy at our reading clubs to masks strongly encouraged
, rather than masks required.
Here is how you can help us meet our commitment to the kids!
- If you haven't already, please visit our
website now and sign up.
Share and join our
March 11th reading club event to let
your friends know the fun you'll be up to on the 11th!
Whether or not you can volunteer on the 11th,
Tweet @readingtokids, post, and message your
friends and followers. Here's a sample
post you can use:
"My favorite volunteer organization, Reading to Kids, is looking for more volunteers for their reading clubs
on Saturday, Mar. 11th. The theme is "Music & Entertainment."
Join me at ###
Elementary School for a fun, heartwarming morning of reading to elementary school kids near downtown LA. To join me, sign up online today at www.readingtokids.org."
If you write your own
post, please be sure to include the following two
- The reading clubs are Saturday morning, March 11th, near downtown LA
- Volunteers must sign up online by 3pm on Friday, March 10th, at
If you have people in mind who you think would really
like to read with us, tag them in your post. It will
alert them to the reading clubs and show up in their
friends' news feeds.
Copy from our easy message template at
to encourage people you know to sign up to read with us!
Print out this flyer at
and post it somewhere others will see it. Make it a
personal and fun social event by including the school at
which you'll be reading or encouraging them to read at your favorite of our eight partner schools!
STEP IN TO A BIGGER VOLUNTEER ROLE
We also need more of our experienced volunteers to help train new and returning volunteers, be a GLC, or especially be a second or third Site Operations Helper
at any of our schools.
AT OUR MAR. 11TH READING CLUBS
If you can help in any of those roles, please visit our home page at www.readingtokids.org and submit your email address in the yellow box, as usual!
Then, e-mail us at email@example.com to tell us the above role you would like to take on to help create wonderful reading clubs!
2023 MARATHON RUNNERS
HELP US HAND OUT WATER DURING THE RACE!
Help represent Reading to Kids during the Los Angeles Marathon on March 19th by handing out water to the runners!
Our group will be at Water Station Mile 9 at Hollywood Blvd & Hobart Blvd., on Sunday, March 19th from 5am - 11am.
Click this link to sign up. Our group is
Reading to Kids, so just complete the form and sign up to volunteer!
If you can't join us at the above, then donate your support!
Our 2023 runners have until March 19th to reach their ambitious $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!
With every mile they train and every dollar they raise, these valiant souls help you inspire kids with a love of reading.
TWO MORE RUNNERS NEEDED FOR THE
2023 LA MARATHON OR 5K!
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 2023 Los
Angeles Marathon on Sunday,
This is our 9th time running the marathon, and we're looking for two more marathon runners to join us in one of the best marathons in the country.
If that distance is too daunting, you can join us in the LA Big 5K (that's just 3.1 miles) near Dodger Stadium the day before the marathon on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
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.
GIFT CARDS FOR BINGO PRIZES?
PLEASE HELP US FIND
BINGO PRIZE & AUCTION ITEMS
Our next Legendary Bingo fundraiser at
Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood will be on April 26th, and we need your help gathering prizes for the bingo winners!
You may have gift cards you haven't used which would make excellent bingo prizes if you'd like to donate them to us! E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange mailing them to us!
To help us gather other prizes, 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.
Thanks, and we hope you can help with any of the above!