Volunteers needed in February!   Click here to sign up.
 Site Areas: 
  HOME  
  ABOUT US  
  FRIENDS & SUPPORTERS  
  HOW TO HELP  
  NEWS  
  READING CLUBS  
Go to Reading to Kids Home Page
Reading to Kids News
January 23, 2020
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

We're still looking for another 90 more volunteers for our "People & Places Around the World" reading clubs on February 8th. Please sign up today, then also join our February 8th Facebook Event to share with your favorite people!

Veteran volunteers help out with logistics

Help! We are particularly looking for more Site Coordinators!

If you have volunteered with us a few times and want to step into this important role, please reply or e-mail info@readingtokids.org about helping as a Site Coordinator.

_______________________________________________

5K RUNNERS WANTED
MARCH 7TH!

Do you know any runners? Are you a runner? Please forward this email to them and ask them to join Team Reading to Kids for the Big 5K (that's just 3.1 miles) near Dodger Stadium on Saturday, March 7th!

 Team Reading to Kids logo

You can 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 marathon@readingtokids.org!

Team Reading to Kids LA Marathon runners
_______________________________________________

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
_______________________________________________

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!

The Potential Lunatics performing at Politi 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.

_______________________________________________

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.
_______________________________________________

Thanks, and we hope to see you soon at the February 8th reading clubs!

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 32 32
Esperanza 34 46
Gratts 30 52
Los Angeles 44 44
MacArthur Park 34 53
Magnolia 31 46
Politi 35 41
White 26 42
TOTAL 266 356
FEBRUARY 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

Reading to Kids is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Visit www.readingtokids.org for more information.

Click here for more news articles.
To unsubscribe from the Reading to Kids update e-mails, please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.