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Reading to Kids News

Reading Clubs Will Expand to Esperanza Elementary School in October

We recently met with the principal of Esperanza Elementary School and confirmed that we will be bringing the reading clubs there this October! The administration and teachers are very excited about the program. After the September reading clubs, the website will be updated so that you will be able to RSVP to Esperanza. Esperanza is in the same area as Gratts and Magnolia, near the intersection of 7th and Alvarado.

On a side note, Esperanza is looking for some new office chairs. If you know of a business that is getting rid of furniture, please contact our office at info@readingtokids.org.

Fall Internship

We have received a few responses to our call for interns, but we are still looking for many more. Reading to Kids interns have played a vital role in improving our organization over the last year. If you know any college students who are interested in learning about nonprofit management, please have them e-mail a cover letter and a resume to

Grant Update

This week we submitted an application to the Dwight Stuart Youth Foundation. We currently have 19 outstanding grant applications and we have recently added many more foundations to our to do list. If you are interested in helping out with grant writing, please contact us by e-mail at info@readingtokids.org.

Reading to Kids Taskforce

We have recently added three new members to the Reading to Kids Taskforce (our 40+ team of volunteers who assist with operations, public relations, community outreach, and more)! For more information on getting more involved in our organization, please Click here to view our Taskforce page on the website.

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