Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
Sign up today to read to miniature "mad scientists" at our "Wonders of Science
and Technology" reading clubs on
November 8th. We
need 343 more volunteers to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.
sign up, join our
November 8th Facebook Event.
November 8th is also College Spirit Day. Represent your alma mater
by wearing your school gear! By sporting your college logo at the reading clubs, you will expose students to the possibilities of attaining a college education from an early age.
2014 ANNUAL FUND DRIVE IS ON!
Our thanks go out again to everyone who has donated to our
2014 Annual Fund Drive. The Annual Fund Drive goes on through the end of the year,
and you can donate any time!
We received more than $3,200 in donations at our October 11th
reading clubs. If you have already donated, see
your name listed on our 2014 Annual Fund Drive
Donate today and help inspire children with a love of reading!
How Can You Help?
1) Make a pledge to donate by check or
online. Contributions of any amount are greatly appreciated!
2) Show your support by asking friends and family to contribute!
Look under the "Help us Fundraise!" header
our handy donor sheet
for raising money with your friends and co-workers,
a sample email you can easily personalize, and
tips for fundraising.
By volunteering with us, you see the positive impact Reading to Kids has on the children we serve. Once you share that with others, many will
also want to donate -
we just need you to ask!
TOMORROW! READING TO KIDS ON
NBC CHANNEL 4 "NEWS AT NOON"
Set your DVRs! Tomorrow, Friday,
October 24th, at 12pm
NBC Channel 4
is featuring Reading to Kids on
"News at Noon."
(Please note on-air dates are subject to change due to
breaking news or other news related circumstances.)
10/23, until next week, we will be highlighted on NBC4's "I
Am a Volunteer" page.
Our sincere thanks
to NBC4 for spreading the word about our monthly reading clubs!
MARATHON RUNNERS WANTED
Reading to Kids in the 2015 ASICS LA Marathon! Be a part of team Reading to Kids as you run in one of the best marathons in the country on Sunday, March 15th.
You can run either the full marathon or a half-marathon, and the dollars
you raise will support our monthly reading clubs.
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
marathonreadingtokids.org for details.
IMPORTANT NOTE: To register to run on behalf of
Reading to Kids, you MUST receive a special code BEFORE registering on the ASICS LA Marathon website.
Thank you for your help and support!