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Weekly News Update
July 19, 2007

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Thanks to all 315 volunteers who joined us Saturday to read to 941 kids at our "Independence and Growing Up" Reading Clubs!

A special thanks to the individuals and companies that donated school supplies that were given out at the reading clubs, including Ladonynia Adams, Robyn Chew and her colleagues, Neely's Educational Materials & Supplies, Staples, and members of the Reading to Kids Curriculum Committee!

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AUGUST "FEELINGS AND EMOTIONS" READING CLUBS

Click here to sign up for our "Feelings and Emotions" themed reading clubs on August 11th.

Pepperdine Community Living

We are excited to welcome over 100 students from Pepperdine Community Living at our August reading clubs!  As part of their RA (Resident Assistant) training program, these students will be joining us to volunteer at all six schools.

With these additional volunteers, reading club spots are sure to fill up fast!  Click here to sign up today.

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READING CLUB STATISTICS

Did you know....

1020 people are current volunteers of Reading to Kids (volunteered at least once within the last six months) and

4,822 people are current subscribers to our email update list.

Since May 1999...

6,687 people have volunteered as readers with Reading to Kids;

9,114 hardcover books have been donated to the schools' libraries;

47,987 books have been given directly to participating children for their home libraries;

and Volunteers have spent 52,794 hours volunteering at the reading clubs for a "dollar value" of $928,294 (as estimated by the Independent Sector).

Thanks to all of you for being a part of it!

For more information, visit our statistics page: http://readingtokids.org/AboutUs/AboutStatistics.php

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Have a great day!

  Jessica Tritsch
  Program Director 
  Reading to Kids
  1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
  Los Angeles, CA 90025
  (310) 479-7455
  (310) 479-7435 (FAX) 
 
info@readingtokids.org

 
In this issue . . .
-

July Wrap Up

-

August Reading Clubs

- Reading Club Statistics
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July 2007
Reading Club Statistics
School Students Volunteers

Esperanza 

140

74

Gratts

204 48
Hoover 

236

58

Magnolia 

107

34

Politi 141 54
White 113 47
TOTAL 941 315

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August Books. . .

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Second Grade


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Third Grade

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Fourth Grade

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Fifth Grade

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