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March 26, 2015
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Our Amazing Animals & Interesting Environments reading clubs are just over 2 weeks away on April 11th! We hope you will take a moment to sign up today to join us for a fun morning of volunteering.

We still need 209 volunteers to read to hundreds of excited kids, so be sure to spread the word amongst your family, friends, and coworkers by joining our Facebook event!

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HELP FILL BACKPACKS FOR KIDS THIS SATURDAY

Please join Mayor Garcetti's Volunteer Corps members and Reading to Kids volunteers as we support LA's Best after school enrichment program!

Spend the morning filling 1,000 backpacks with school supplies. The backpacks will be given to elementary school kids as a reward and thank you for performing public service in the past three months in their local communities.

Where: LA's BEST Operations Office, 711 E 14th Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90021 (near downtown LA)

When: This Saturday, March 28, 9 am - 1 pm

Click here to sign up on their event page (they need each volunteer's name ahead of time). Volunteers must be 18 and over.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR
LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

This year's Festival of Books will take place April 18-19 on the University of Southern California campus. Join us at our booth to help recruit volunteers for our monthly reading clubs!

Please share your enthusiasm and Reading to Kids knowledge with other book lovers!

Click here to see all available shifts. If you're interested in volunteering, e-mail info@readingtokids.org.

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CURRICULUM MEETING ON SUNDAY,
SPECIAL EVENTS ON MONDAY

Do you have eco-friendly craft ideas for Earth Month? Want to have a hand in creating the activity and craft guides to bring the read-aloud books to life? Join us for the Curriculum Committee meeting this Sunday, March 29, at noon at Reading to Kids.

Want to help plan our Bingo nights, Comedy night and Festival of Books booth? Please join the Special Events Committee meeting this Monday evening, 3/30, 7pm at the Reading to Kids office. We can use your ideas and expertise to create great events!

If you're interested in attending either of the above, please e-mail info@readingtokids.org.

You can read about all of our committees on our Taskforce page.

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Thanks, and we hope to see you at the reading clubs!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard, Alexandra Babiarz, and Lindsay Rapkin
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)
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APRIL 2015
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 32 59
Esperanza 46 73
Gratts 32 54
Los Angeles 67 100
Magnolia 45 79
Politi 23 65
White 19 43
TOTAL 264 473
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