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Student and Volunteer Participation Statistics

Last updated  August 13, 2020

Volunteer Participation by Grade Level (All Time)
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Note: In-person reading clubs were suspended as of March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Zoom virtual reading clubs statistics will be added here in September.

More Facts about the Program (through August 2020)

Current number of active volunteers (volunteered
at least once within the last six months before
the COVID-19 pandemic):
1,034
Current number of active volunteers (volunteered
at least once within the last six months including
during the COVID-19 pandemic):
144
Current number of recent volunteers (volunteered
at least once within the last twelve months before
the COVID-19 pandemic):
1,464
Current number of recent volunteers (volunteered
at least once within the last twelve months including
during the COVID-19 pandemic):
1,072
Total number of volunteers who have read at least once with
Reading to Kids since May 1999:
23,166
Current subscribers to the Reading to Kids email update list: 11,697
Total number of hardcover books donated to the
participating schools' libraries since May 1999:
32,813
Total student attendance at reading clubs since May 1999
(children receive prize books for their home libraries):
178,993
Value of volunteer hours:
(3 hours per volunteer per reading club)
1999:             $   10,684                 (708 volunteer hours @ $15.09/hour)
2000:                  47,275              (3,015 volunteer hours @ $15.68/hour)
2001:                  85,419              (4,563 volunteer hours @ $18.72/hour)
2002:                111,292               (5,961 volunteer hours @ $18.67/hour)
2003:                137,247              (7,152 volunteer hours @ $19.19/hour)
2004:                163,625              (8,289 volunteer hours @ $19.74/hour)
2005:                163,328              (8,022 volunteer hours @ $20.36/hour)
2006:                186,201              (8,808 volunteer hours @ $21.14/hour)
2007:                278,541            (12,684 volunteer hours @ $21.96/hour)
2008:                355,111             (15,699 volunteer hours @ $22.62/hour)
2009:                400,412            (17,097 volunteer hours @ $23.42/hour)
2010:                337,601            (13,962 volunteer hours @ $24.18/hour)
2011:                276,581             (11,175 volunteer hours @ $24.75/hour)
2012:                317,894            (12,222 volunteer hours @ $26.01/hour)
2013:                335,203            (12,726 volunteer hours @ $26.34/hour)
2014:                370,806            (13,800 volunteer hours @ $26.87/hour)
2015:                349,289            (12,660 volunteer hours @ $27.59/hour)
2016:                373,025            (13,107 volunteer hours @ $28.46/hour) 2017:                379,799            (13,056 volunteer hours @ $29.09/hour) 2018:                377,729            (12,612 volunteer hours @ $29.95/hour) 2019:                326,066            (10,887 volunteer hours @ $29.95/hour) 2020:                  79,158              (2,643 volunteer hours @ $29.95/hour)

TOTAL: $5,462,353
(220,851 volunteer hours through August 2020)

Dollar value of volunteer time estimated by Independent Sector

Participating schools: Gratts Elementary School (first reading club: May 1999)
Esperanza Elementary School (first reading club: March 2000)
Magnolia Elementary School (first reading club: March 2001)
Noble Elementary School (April 2003 through June 2006)
Hoover Elementary School (June 2006 through July 2010)
Politi Elementary School (first reading club: November 2006)
White Elementary School (first reading club: April 2007)
Los Angeles Elementary School (first reading club: September 2007)
Alta Loma Elementary School (first reading club: May 2008)
MacArthur Park Elementary School (first reading club: April 2016)
Student Participation by Grade Level (All Time)
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