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Mar. 2023 Reading Club Recap for All Schools
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Thanks so much to everyone who helped us read and give books to 306 children in Mar. 2023!
These 224 volunteers made the reading clubs a big success!
Name School Role(s)
Abdo, DonaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Acevedo, CaitlynAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Acosta, LessaGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Aggarwal, PriyaLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Ahmed, SanaGratts   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Alarcon, LisetteMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Albers, JessicaMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Altman, DanielWhite   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Alvarez-Mena, PeanutAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Alves, KateLos Angeles   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Amado McFadyen, CandiceLos Angeles   Training Coordinator and Kindergarten Reader
Amy, RenePoliti   Site Coordinator
An, VivianLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Anthony-Wise, ChideraLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Anton, PamelaAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Arrizon, Tony-ElyWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Avachat, ArushiPoliti   5th Grade Reader
Axe, JasonWhite   Operations Reader
Backley, ChrisGratts   Kindergarten Reader
Badon, KarenAlta Loma   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Baker, LindseyPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Bakkar, ErikaPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Baptiste, JenniferPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Barrera, AmericaAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Bergey, PatriciaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Bernarding, MichelleMagnolia   Training Coordinator and 5th Grade Reader
Bi, JingjingGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Bischof, SaraPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Boyd, CatherineLos Angeles   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Brady, DaletPoliti   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Broomfield, BiancaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Butiu, AngelicaGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Butler, Thomas (Sean)Magnolia   4th Grade Reader
Cabal, MartinGratts   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Caceres, HeidyPoliti   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Callahan, DavidWhite   Site Coordinator
Camargo, NestorGratts   4th Grade Reader
Chazen, JamieMagnolia   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Cheng, VickiLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Cheung, GinnyPoliti   Operations Reader
Chittenden, RussellGratts   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Chong, JessicaMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Chow, AoifeMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Chun, YujinMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Cisneros, ArturoAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Clark, JenniferMagnolia   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Coombs, RobertWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Cottier, MeganWhite   Site Operations Helper
Covarrubias, JazminGratts   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Cruz, DiegoMacArthur Park   Site Operations Helper
Cruz, LeslieMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Currin, DanielleAlta Loma   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Dandridge, YmaMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Debonville, Jessica Alta Loma   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Diamond, DarcyEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Diaz, ChristianMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Diaz, JuanLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Dibona, FrancescaEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Dolker, NawaAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Dollins, MorganWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Donaldson, JackLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Dorfman, SethLos Angeles   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Dunlap, EricMacArthur Park   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Dunning, JessicaWhite   Site Coordinator
Eichhorst, DexterLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Epstein, TinaPoliti   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Escobar, AngelenaAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Evans, KristenLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Evans, ToniaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Ezuma, TiffanyMacArthur Park   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Favarisova, DianaAlta Loma   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Feinstein, RobertPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Feng, KeiraPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Flores, Maria Magnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Forbes, TaylorMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Friedrich, LieselWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Garcia , Kyla Esperanza   1st Grade Reader
Gbe, HarmonyMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Golub, JuliaMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Gonsalves, RobinAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Gorman, NancyPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Grannis, JenniferGratts   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Gray, JaimiMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Green, KarenLos Angeles   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Greengard, GloriaEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Guerin, LukeMacArthur Park   Site Operations Helper
Guevarra, ChristinaLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Gutierrez, RayleneLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Ha, WendyMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Hackett, CaseyEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Hasty, GregMacArthur Park   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Heinzman, PaulMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Hendrickson, JenniferLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Hernandez, EdgarMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Hernandez, JimmyEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Hickey, DavidEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Higgs, OmarMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Hightower, WarnessaMagnolia   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Hixenbaugh, JessieWhite   4th Grade Reader
Ho, CeciliaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Ho, WilliamWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Holloway, JamieMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Horn, HeatherPoliti   Site Coordinator
Hunt, ThomasMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Ibarra-Ortiz, MarlenWhite   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Jarjour, JohnWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Johnson, CoriPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Jones, KatieEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Kandola, HartajMagnolia   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Keenan, TeigMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Kemper, ScottMagnolia   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Kendall, IanWhite   Kindergarten Reader
Knighton, EdwardMagnolia   Operations Reader
Kuhn, LaurenEsperanza   Training Coordinator and 1st Grade Reader
Landaverde, KarenMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Lanjewar, AlexandraMacArthur Park   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Lankey, ErickWhite   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Lantero, AustinAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Leelun, LauraMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Lemieux, LaurenAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Leung, MaggieEsperanza   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Levesque, JulietMagnolia   Operations Reader
Leyvas, AlexaWhite   5th Grade Reader
Loder, AnnePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Lopez, EdgarMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Louie, MadelineLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Luttrell, ChrisWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Mackowiak, DanPoliti   Training Coordinator and Kindergarten Reader
Marcelin, JadeMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Marshall, MarcusLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Martin, ChristopherLos Angeles   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Martinez, VanessaAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Mas, JaimeLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Mason, MaryMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Maxey, AntoninaLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
May, MarkEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Mccrary, ChristinaPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Mcdermott, ShannenEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Mendoza, EddieMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Mindiola, ZayraLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Montes, CynthiaPoliti   Site Coordinator
Nguyen, CathyEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Nguyen, DalenaEsperanza   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Nguyen, HuyAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Nguyen, KimPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Nolan, MadeleineWhite   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Norris-Smith, AylaMacArthur Park   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Ojeda, L. SebastianMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Olson, JamiWhite   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Onyekwere, NneomaPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Orchard, CharlieMagnolia   Site Operations Helper
Ostiller, CathyEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Ostroff, JacobWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Oyebobola, DamilarePoliti   1st Grade Reader
Park, JamesMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Peponides, DaphneMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Perry, LauraEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Persaud, Satya MacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Phan, MichelleMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Pleitez, JamirLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Popelka, AllanMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Provenzano, AndyGratts   5th Grade Reader
Raglin-Washington, Chauncey B.Esperanza   Training Coordinator and 5th Grade Reader
Rendon, RaulMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Rickard, DavidEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Robinson, TaneaAlta Loma   Site Operations Helper
Rodriguez Coe, YancyEsperanza   Site Operations Helper
Ronson, JessicaLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Roumeliotis, LitzaGratts   1st Grade Reader
Rubio, MarielAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Sanchez, CarolaMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Sanchez, SamanthaMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Sandersfeld, EmilyLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Sanderson, TinaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Santoro, MilesLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Santos, JordanMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Sawyier, AnneAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Schmidlin, CharlieEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Scholz, RosaleeMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Schumitzky, ShelbyGratts   1st Grade Reader
Semnani, SheydaMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Sherman, JudiLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Shulse, JuliePoliti   1st Grade Reader
Shum, Isabelle Los Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Sinisgalli, SeanWhite   5th Grade Reader
Smerke, RobertMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Smerke, TriciaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Smith, JenGratts   Site Coordinator
Smith, MilesEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Solis, MarcoEsperanza   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
St. James, PaigePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Stevenson, SoniaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Stoessl, HaleyWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Taylor, StephanieGratts   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Taylor, WhitMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Tejeda, CitlaliAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Teyuca, LizbethMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Thimble, RachelWhite   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Thomas, LoganAlta Loma   Training Coordinator and 2nd Grade Reader
Thompson, StanPoliti   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Tjoa, CrystalEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Tran, SamanthaMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Valenzuela Mejia, JonathanAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Vandermale, JacquelineMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Vass, KevinMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Vergara Najar, JuanAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Verma, KrishnaMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Victor, JodieMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Viotti, CandelariaAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Washington, DonPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Watts, DJLos Angeles   Site Operations Helper
Wayne, IsaacMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Welch, GracePoliti   5th Grade Reader
White, SimoniaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Williams, DestinyWhite   Training Coordinator and 1st Grade Reader
Williams, GwendolynAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Willis, JenMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Willis, StephanieAlta Loma   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Wilson, KoriGratts   Site Coordinator
Wodka, AdamMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Yan, SuzanneGratts   5th Grade Reader
Youn, AnnaPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Zelin, JasonLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Zhu, JohnathanWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Mar. 2023 Participation Summary
School Children Volunteers
Alta Loma 33 26
Esperanza 24 23
Gratts 28 17
Los Angeles 49 32
MacArthur Park 64 33
Magnolia 26 40
Politi 49 28
White 33 25
Grand Total 306 224
Click here for all-time program statistics.
 Participating Groups
-20-Something Ladies SocialPoliti
-Agents of ChangeMagnolia
-Alumni Scholars UCLAPoliti
-Americorps NCCCMagnolia
-Anderson Latino Management Association (ALMA)Alta Loma
-AonLos Angeles
-Asian Professionals Exchange (APEX)Gratts
-Assistance League of Los Angeles- YPGPoliti
-ASU Alumni LA ChapterPoliti
-Basketball Beauties LeagueLos Angeles
-Brunch ClubMagnolia
-Cal State LA Circle K InternationalPoliti
-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
-CSUDH Chemistry & Biochemistry ClubMacArthur Park
-CSULA Beta Alpha PsiGratts
-CSULA Sigma NuPoliti
-CSULB Alpha Phi Omega Rho Gamma ChapterMagnolia
-CSUN Sigma Alpha ZetaMacArthur Park
-Delta Sigma PiWhite
-Disney VoluntEARSMagnolia
-ECHO at UCLAMagnolia
-FOX GivesMagnolia
-Gay for GoodGratts
-genKP DowneyMacArthur Park
-genKP PasadenaGratts
-GoogleServeMacArthur Park
-Hermanas Unidas de Long BeachPoliti
-Hope for LAPoliti
-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
-L.A. WorksGratts, Los Angeles
-LA County Alternate Public DefendersWhite
-LA County Public WorksMacArthur Park
-LACBA BYA Pro Bono CommitteeMacArthur Park
-Lambda Theta Phi, California State University Dominguez HillsMacArthur Park
-LAUSD, Office of the General CounselLos Angeles
-LMU Alpha Delta GammaMagnolia
-LMU Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Kappa ChapterMagnolia
-LMU MBA AlumniPoliti
-Los Angeles Auburn ClubEsperanza
-Meetup.comAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, Magnolia, Politi, White
-Middle Way LAMagnolia
-MIT Club of Southern CaliforniaPoliti
-My Own 2 HandsMacArthur Park
-New Life HouseMagnolia
-Notre Dame Club of Los AngelesMacArthur Park
-NU Club of LAMagnolia
-NYU LAMacArthur Park
-Occidental Greek CouncilEsperanza
-Ole LA: UCSB Young Alumni Group of Los Angeles Los Angeles
-Order of the Eastern Star, PHRA, State of CALos Angeles
-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
-Project RISHI at UCLAMacArthur Park
-RaytheonLos Angeles
-Rotaract at UCLAEsperanza
-San Gabriel Valley New Generation Rotary ClubMagnolia
-SCU LA AlumniAlta Loma
-Second SaturdayGratts
-Set & FlowGratts
-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 TekLos Angeles
-Texas Exes Los Angeles ChapterMagnolia
-The Positivity ProjectMagnolia
-Toay ProductionsMagnolia
-TOLA VolunteersPoliti
-Tuesdays at Nine (Naked Angels)MacArthur Park
-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 Bruin BellesPoliti
-UCLA Chi OmegaMagnolia
-UCLA Circle KMagnolia
-UCLA FISHLos Angeles
-UCLA Kappa Alpha PiAlta Loma
-UCLA Lambda Theta NuMagnolia
-UCLA Latino Alumni Association (ULAA)Esperanza
-UCLA Medical FriendsMacArthur Park
-UCLA Mortar Board, Agathai ChapterMacArthur Park
-UCLA Phi Delta ThetaMagnolia
-UCLA Phi Kappa PsiMacArthur Park
-UCLA Phi Lambda Rho SororityMagnolia
-UCLA Phi Sigma RhoMagnolia
-UCLA Psi ChiLos Angeles
-UCLA Regents Scholar SocietyAlta Loma
-UCLA School on WheelsLos Angeles
-UCLA Sigma Alpha MuLos Angeles
-UCLA Theta TauMacArthur Park
-UCLA Volunteer CenterLos Angeles
-UCSD AlumniLos Angeles
-Umu Igbo Unite - Los AngelesMagnolia
-UNICEF at UCLALos Angeles
-UNICEF Santa MonicaPoliti
-University Catholic Center at UCLAEsperanza, Los Angeles
-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
-USC Beta Alpha PsiMagnolia
-USC Circle K InternationalMagnolia
-USC Friends and Neighbors DayMagnolia
-USC HelenesMagnolia
-USC LDSSAMagnolia
-USC Red CrossGratts
-USC Sigma Gamma RhoMagnolia
-Westside Cal Alumni ClubEsperanza
-Whittier CollegeLos Angeles
-Wilshire Rotary Club of Los AngelesLos Angeles
-World Market EXPRESS TeamMagnolia
-Yale UniversityGratts, Politi