Word must have
gotten out about our August 9th
"Arts and Entertainment" Reading Clubs because
they are already full!
If you are still interested in volunteering at the August Reading Clubs, please check back on our website for openings due to cancellations.
If you are signed up but know you can't join us after all, please
cancel so that someone else may take your place.
Our August Reading Clubs are extra special because
every child receives a movie poster, we give away
other fun prizes, and
one lucky student at each school wins a refurbished
With the beginning of the 2014-15 school year next month,
from now through Sept. 19th we'll have more than a dozen
opportunities to publicize Reading to Kids at our
partner schools. To do that, we need your help as a
Reading to Kids Ambassador.
three different ways you can help out:
Kindergarten Orientations, Teacher
Breakfast Deliveries, and
We'll supply everything you need, including what to say at the
Kindergarten Orientations. Although it's great if you can speak
Spanish (even a little), all of our parent materials are
bilingual, and there's always someone who can translate for you
at the school.
These events set the course for the rest of the year and are
a wonderful way to interact with the kids and their parents, as
well as to honor the teachers. The more we publicize at
the beginning of the school year, the more children and families
we'll serve all year.
Please reply to this email or call the office if you want to
know more about being an Ambassador and the schedule of events.
ELLA FITZGERALD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
At Reading to Kids we are all about inspiring children with a love of reading, and your enthusiasm and the books we give away are how we do that.
This year we are once again delighted to have the support of the
Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation! For the second year in a row they will donate to us
4,000 books to give away to children! These books will have this special sticker inside:
For a wonderful overview of Ella Fitzgerald's life, music, and charitable work, please visit
her foundation's page and the official
Ella Fitzgerald Facebook fan page. You'll soon be humming a tune with a smile on your face!
Thank you volunteers, and we look forward to seeing you in August!