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Jan. 2020 Reading Club Recap for All Schools
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Thanks so much to everyone who helped us read and give books to 260 children in Jan. 2020!
These 236 volunteers made the reading clubs a big success!
Name School Role(s)
Abandi, MakiahPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Acklin, NanetteMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Acosta, LessaGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Ahmed, SanaGratts   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Akopyan, ArmenAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Alter, Mallin Politi   2nd Grade Reader
Altman, ScottEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Amy, RenePoliti   Site Coordinator
Anton, PamelaAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Antonioli, LindaWhite   Site Coordinator
Armstrong , Jessie Gratts   5th Grade Reader
Asraf, KarenMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Avila, ClaudiaEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Axe, JasonGratts   Site Operations Helper
Barron, KristiGratts   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Baumgartner, SteveGratts   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Benitez, SaraiMagnolia   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Benya, BenWhite   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Berde, AnikaAlta Loma   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Boyd, CatherineLos Angeles   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Boyd, OliviaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Brenes, IlianaPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Briceno, AndreaMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Briggs, PatriciaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Buchman, ShannonMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Bucz, JosephPoliti   5th Grade Reader
Bui, JustinLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Burch, AnthonyPoliti   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Burke, MichaelMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Burnette, EmelieWhite   Site Coordinator
Cabal, MartinGratts   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Callahan, DavidWhite   Site Coordinator
Camacho, NancyEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Camargo, NestorGratts   4th Grade Reader
Carrere, ReginaMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Casiano, AshleyPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Cervantes, KimberlyMagnolia   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Chazen, JamieMagnolia   Training Coordinator and 3rd Grade Reader
Chong, JessicaMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Chung, PaulLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Cohen, PeterMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Cortan, DenisseLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Cortan, Dona LorizLos Angeles   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Cottier, MeganWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Cramer, MiaAlta Loma   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Creeden, MollyAlta Loma   Training Coordinator and Kindergarten Reader
Creighton , CollinAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Currin, DanielleAlta Loma   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Dahut, SymieWhite   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Danby, ChrisLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Dandridge, YmaMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Danz, KaylenAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Dayoan-Clancy, ArleneGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Declercq, MonicaPoliti   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Deford, LaraMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Distenfeld, DavidPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Don, ChristineMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Dorfman, SethLos Angeles   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Dunlap, EricMacArthur Park   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Dunlevy, KaraAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Dunning, RyanneWhite   Site Operations Helper
Duran, PrescilianoMacArthur Park   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Eckels, MihuiEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Emoto, EllieAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Epstein , TinaWhite   1st Grade Reader
Estrada, AracelyWhite   Kindergarten Reader
Estwick, AceAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Eusebio, AngenicaPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Ezuma, TiffanyMacArthur Park   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Favors, TamaraGratts   5th Grade Reader
Feinstein, RobertWhite   4th Grade Reader
Finchum, TylerLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Fonarev, Paul AndreGratts   Operations Reader
Fox, JenniferMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Gaji, GunzalEsperanza   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Garson, GrantLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Girton, IrenePoliti   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Goldblatt, StuartPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Goldstein, DottieGratts   4th Grade Reader
Grannis, JenniferGratts   1st Grade Reader
Gray, JaimiMagnolia   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Green, KarenLos Angeles   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Greener, JakeWhite   Site Operations Helper
Guevarra, ChristinaPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Guillem, AshleyAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Hang, FernandaEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Harewood, NathalieWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Harper-Smith, KirstinGratts   Site Coordinator
Heinitz, JacobMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Heinzman, PaulMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Hendrickson, JenniferLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Hieap, ReginaAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Higgins, BryanLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Higgs, OmarMagnolia   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Ho, WilliamMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Hoo, KenWhite   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Horie, TomokoLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Horn, HeatherPoliti   Site Coordinator
Hosby, JohnathonWhite   Site Operations Helper
Ignaczak, AlyssaMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Jackson, TaletheMacArthur Park   Site Operations Helper
Javdan, MonaWhite   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Johnson, LauraMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Jones, KatieEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Jovanovich, JamesMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Kapadia, ShamirAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Kashon, AmieMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Keenan, TeigMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Kemper, ReganMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Kemper, ScottMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Kim, Jeong-Ah (Jennifer)MacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Koerner, ToddMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Kolver, ArmonEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Kong, NicoleWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Koopman, IngridGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Lang, MaxMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Lang, SuzanneMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Lanjewar, AlexandraMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Lankey, ErickGratts   Kindergarten Reader
Leal, JohnPoliti   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Lee, NakiaPoliti   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Lee, StacyLos Angeles   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Lee, TeresaAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Leyvas, AlexaLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Lin, GraceLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Lin, Stephanie Esperanza   4th Grade Reader
Lopez, BrendaAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Lotz, JonathanEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Lynch, AlyshAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Lynch, GusMacArthur Park   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Mackowiak, DanMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Mandel, LisaGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Marino, LynleaPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Markheim, MarkWhite   1st Grade Reader
Marshall, AlyssaAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Martin, ChristopherLos Angeles   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Martinez, ValissaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
May, MarkEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Mba, ArlandoWhite   Kindergarten Reader
Mcclure, HeatherMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Metry, MiraEsperanza   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Mirabian, NineliEsperanza   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Mody, AmolMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Montalvan, ArtAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Morales, StephanieMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Moriarty, ShelaghMagnolia   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Murphy, OmarEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Nguyen, Christine Esperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Nides, TinaLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Nordin, AndrewLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Nunez, PresilahMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Oconnell, GrantMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Olson, JamiLos Angeles   Food Runner and 3rd Grade Reader
Olya, GabrielleLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Ontiveros, JenniceAlta Loma   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Orchard, CarrieAlta Loma   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Orchard, CharlieLos Angeles   Site Operations Helper
Oyeneyin, SandraWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Pajer, NicoleWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Pelayo, MichaelaPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Penn, MeganPoliti   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Peponides, DaphneMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Perez, ItzelLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Persaud, Satya MacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Piunno, AlexAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Polubinski, HeatherLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Porter, DanielPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Purington, David Politi   Kindergarten Reader
Quartieri, HunterEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Quinones, JazsmineWhite   5th Grade Reader
Ramirez, JessicaMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Ratty, JennaMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Reilly, KellyMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Resnick, ShaynaAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Reyes, CatherineLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Rickard, DavidEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Rivedal, JoshuaPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Rodas Escobar, HeidiPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Rodas Escobar, HelenPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Rodriguez, ToniGratts   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Rogers, TashodraMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Roth, AmandaMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Rubio, MarielAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Rubio, MaryAlta Loma   Site Operations Helper
Ruffnin, AudreyEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Salzman, RosalindMacArthur Park   4th Grade GLC and Reader
San Juan, NicolaMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Sanchez, ElizabethPoliti   5th Grade Reader
Sandersfeld, EmilyPoliti   Site Coordinator
Scrivens, JacquelineGratts   5th Grade Reader
Selvage III, PrinceWhite   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Setiadji, InaLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Shinger, AmanpreetLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Shioya, SusanPoliti   Site Operations Helper
Slater-Yemofio, DaphnePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Smith, JenGratts   Site Coordinator
Solis, MarcoEsperanza   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Southam, AbbyWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Steinman, AlisonEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Stoessl, HaleyWhite   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Swanson, LarryWhite   1st Grade Reader
Szatmary, ArminLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Tapia, CeleniaGratts   Kindergarten Reader
Taylor, StephanieGratts   4th Grade Reader
Taylor, StephenEsperanza   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Terrazas, KimberlyLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Thomas, KelseyAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Tiangco, TheodoreEsperanza   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Tiemsanjai, YhardfahGratts   1st Grade Reader
Tom, Lauren Esperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Torgrimson, Sarah JoWhite   5th Grade Reader
Tortu, WilliamMacArthur Park   Training Coordinator and 3rd Grade Reader
Tran, Hong HanhAlta Loma    Reader
Tran, JasonMacArthur Park   Food Runner and Kindergarten Reader
Wagner, LindsayEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Walsh, KevinMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Warmoth, TonantzinEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Watts, DJLos Angeles   Training Coordinator and 5th Grade Reader
Webb, JanetEsperanza   Food Runner and 2nd Grade Reader
Werlin, LeslieGratts   4th Grade Reader
White, PatrickEsperanza   Training Coordinator and 2nd Grade Reader
Wilkes, EstherMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Williams , Destiny White   4th Grade Reader
Willis, JenMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Willis, StephanieAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Wilson, KoriGratts   Training Coordinator and 5th Grade Reader
Wilson, ToniGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Wold, KarenAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Woods, JeffWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Wyzgoski , AlexandraEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Xu, JuliaLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Yamaki, JennieLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Yang, LijieEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Yoo, SarahMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Young, CourtneyMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Zelin, JasonLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Jan. 2020 Participation Summary
School Children Volunteers
Alta Loma 41 29
Esperanza 43 29
Gratts 35 26
Los Angeles 14 33
MacArthur Park 27 34
Magnolia 27 29
Politi 37 28
White 36 28
Grand Total 260 236
Click here for all-time program statistics.
 Volunteer Notes
This Month's Volunteer Milestones
Jason Tran:  100th reading club!
Paul Chung:  80th reading club!
Kirstin Harper-Smith:  80th reading club!
Catherine Boyd:  70th reading club!
Armin Szatmary:  40th reading club!
Molly Creeden:  30th reading club!
Jen Willis:  20th reading club!
Erick Lankey:  10th reading club!
Elizabeth Sanchez:  10th reading club!
Kimberly Terrazas:  10th reading club!
Justin Bui:  5th reading club!
Aracely Estrada:  5th reading club!
Angenica Eusebio:  5th reading club!
Robert Feinstein:  5th reading club!
Tyler Finchum:  5th reading club!
Jake Greener:  5th reading club!
Talethe Jackson:  5th reading club!
Daniel Porter:  5th reading club!
Amanda Roth:  5th reading club!
Celenia Tapia:  5th reading club!
Destiny  Williams :  5th reading club!
Selected Volunteer Quotes
To be posted soon . . .
 Participating Groups
-20-Something Ladies SocialPoliti
-AABRG- Coca Cola RefreshmentsAlta Loma
-ADP Resource / Los AngelesMagnolia
-Agents of ChangeMagnolia
-Alpha Gamma Sigma Santa Monica CollegePoliti
-Alpha Omicron Pi Greater LA AlumnaeMacArthur Park
-AltaMed HealthGratts
-Alumni Scholars UCLAPoliti
-Americorps NCCCMagnolia
-Amwest Ambulance Volunteer TeamMacArthur Park, Magnolia
-Anderson Latino Management Association (ALMA)Alta Loma
-AonLos Angeles
-Apple Glendale GalleriaMacArthur Park
-Asian Professionals Exchange (APEX)Gratts
-Assistance League of Los Angeles- YPGPoliti
-ASU Alumni LA ChapterPoliti
-Bank of America (BPG)Magnolia
-Basketball Beauties LeagueLos Angeles
-BoeingLos Angeles, Politi, White
-Brunch ClubMagnolia
-Cal State LA Circle K InternationalPoliti
-CBS InteractiveMagnolia
-CGI Technologies and SolutionsMagnolia
-COC Psi Beta/Psych ClubMagnolia
-Coca-Cola North America – West ZoneMagnolia
-CognizantMacArthur Park
-Colour AssistantsMagnolia
-CorePower YogaAlta Loma, Magnolia
-Cornell Club of Los AngelesMagnolia
-Creative Artists AgencyPoliti
-Criteria CorpMagnolia
-CSUDH Chemistry & Biochemistry ClubMacArthur Park
-CSULA Beta Alpha PsiGratts
-CSULA Sigma NuPoliti
-CSULB Alpha Phi Omega Rho Gamma ChapterLos Angeles
-CSULB Zeta Epsilon TauPoliti
-CSUN MISAMacArthur Park
-CSUN Sigma Alpha ZetaMacArthur Park
-Deloitte ConsultingLos Angeles
-Delta Sigma PiWhite
-Disney VoluntEARSMagnolia
-FOX GivesMagnolia
-Gay for GoodGratts
-genKP DowneyMacArthur Park
-genKP PasadenaGratts
-GoGuardianMacArthur Park, Politi
-GoogleServeMacArthur Park
-Graziadio Alumni NetworkMacArthur Park, Politi
-Hermanas Unidas de Long BeachPoliti
-Hispanic Students Business AssociationMacArthur Park
-Hope for LAPoliti
-Hulu BlackAlta Loma
-IGAFMagnolia, Politi
-InterNations ChangemakersPoliti
-JHRTSLos Angeles
-Junior League of Los AngelesAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, MacArthur Park, Magnolia, Politi, White
-Kaiser PermanenteLos Angeles
-Kappa Delta Chi MSMUMagnolia
-KOREH L.A.Esperanza, Los Angeles
-L.A. WorksGratts, Los Angeles
-LA County Alternate Public DefendersWhite
-LA County Public WorksMacArthur Park
-Lambda Theta Phi, California State University Dominguez HillsMacArthur Park
-LAUSD, Office of the General CounselLos Angeles
-LMU Alpha Delta GammaMagnolia
-LMU Delta GammaAlta Loma
-LMU MBA AlumniPoliti
-Los Angeles Auburn Club Esperanza
-Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals Los Angeles
-LOVE LAGratts
-Meetup.comAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, Magnolia, Politi, White
-Middle Way LAMagnolia
-MIT Club of Southern CaliforniaPoliti
-Molina HealthcarePoliti
-MusEffectLos Angeles
-My Own 2 HandsMacArthur Park
-New Life HouseMagnolia
-Notre Dame Club of Los AngelesMacArthur Park
-NU Club of LAMagnolia
-Occidental College Mortar BoardGratts
-Occidental Greek CouncilEsperanza
-Olé LA: UCSB Young Alumni Group of Los Angeles Los Angeles
-OMNI Consulting SolutionsMagnolia
-OU AlumniEsperanza
-Pacific Crossroads ChurchPoliti
-Pandora Women LALos Angeles
-PCC Circle K InternationalPoliti
-Penn Serves LALos Angeles
-Phi Theta Kappa, Beta Kappa DeltaLos Angeles
-Phillips Academy Andover LA AlumniMagnolia
-Pomona College Draper CenterEsperanza
-RaytheonLos Angeles
-Rotaract at UCLAEsperanza
-San Gabriel Valley New Generation Rotary ClubMagnolia
-SCU LA AlumniAlta Loma
-Second SaturdayGratts
-Semler Brossy Social Impact TeamLos Angeles
-Set & Flow Gratts
-She Reads DTLAMacArthur Park
-Sierra Club 20s and 30sWhite
-South Bay Cal Alumni ClubAlta Loma
-Stanbridge UniversityMagnolia
-Stanford Alumni CSCEsperanza
-Strategic Employment PartnersMacArthur Park
-SULA SemesterMagnolia
-Sunday AssemblyLos Angeles
-Syracuse AlumniLos Angeles
-Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP)Gratts
-Team OPIPoliti
-Team TekLos Angeles
-Texas Exes Los Angeles ChapterMagnolia
-The Positivity ProjectMagnolia
-Toay ProductionsMagnolia
-TOLA VolunteersPoliti
-Tuesdays at Nine (Naked Angels)MacArthur Park
-UCLA - Phi Lambda Rho SororityMagnolia
-UCLA Alpha Delta PiLos Angeles
-UCLA Alpha PhiLos Angeles
-UCLA Alpha Phi OmegaLos Angeles
-UCLA Alumni Scholars ClubMagnolia
-UCLA Alumni Westside NetworkEsperanza
-UCLA Anderson School of ManagementLos Angeles
-UCLA ASDAMagnolia
-UCLA BMESMagnolia
-UCLA Bruin BellesPoliti
-UCLA Chi OmegaMagnolia
-UCLA Circle KMagnolia
-UCLA Engineering Graduate Student AssociationLos Angeles
-UCLA FISHLos Angeles
-UCLA Health A.R.C.White
-UCLA Kappa Alpha PiAlta Loma
-UCLA Lambda Theta NuMagnolia
-UCLA Medical FriendsMacArthur Park
-UCLA Mortar Board, Agathai ChapterMacArthur Park
-UCLA Phi Delta ThetaMagnolia
-UCLA Phi Kappa PsiMacArthur Park
-UCLA Psi ChiLos Angeles
-UCLA Regents Scholar SocietyAlta Loma
-UCLA Sigma Alpha MuLos Angeles
-UCLA Theta TauMacArthur Park
-UCLA Volunteer CenterLos Angeles
-UCSD AlumniLos Angeles
-Umu Igbo Unite - Los AngelesMagnolia
-United Geek FederationPoliti
-University of Miami Alumni Association- Los AngelesMacArthur Park, Magnolia
-University of Michigan Club - Los AngelesMagnolia
-University of Rochester Alumni Los Angeles NetworkPoliti
-University of South Alabama SoCal Alumni ChapterPoliti
-University Prep Value High SchoolMagnolia
-USC Beta Alpha PsiMagnolia
-USC Circle K InternationalMagnolia
-USC Friends and Neighbors Day Magnolia
-USC HelenesMagnolia
-USC LDSSAMagnolia
-USC Red CrossGratts
-USC Sigma Gamma RhoMagnolia
-Warby ParkerAlta Loma
-Westside Cal Alumni ClubEsperanza
-Westwood Village Rotary ClubMagnolia
-Whittier CollegeLos Angeles
-Wilshire Rotary Club of Los AngelesLos Angeles
-World Market EXPRESS TeamMagnolia
-Yale UniversityGratts, Politi
-YPI AmeriCorpsGratts