Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
As we prepare for our August 11th Reading Clubs, we want to remind you to sign up and invite a friend or colleague to join you!
Our August theme is Feelings and Emotions, so start to think about how to describe the different feelings we have everyday to the students. Click here to sign-up!
JOIN THE TASKFORCE
Are you interested in getting more involved in Reading to Kids? Join the Reading to Kids Taskforce!
The Reading to Kids Taskforce includes returning volunteers, teachers, and administrators who are dedicated to supporting, sustaining, and building the organization.
Reading to Kids Taskforce is made up of ten Committees described below.
Curriculum - meets monthly to design craft projects and discussion questions for the reading clubs
Fundraising - researches and writes grant proposals, organizes annual fund drive
Marketing - publicizes Reading to Kids through promotional materials such as press releases, newsletters, posters, and photos
Operations - develops training materials and guides, plans and executes all operational aspects of reading clubs
School Relations - works with schools to assist with recruiting kids to the reading clubs
Special Events - plans social events for volunteers including Comedy Night and an upcoming Music Night
Strategic Planning - helps prioritize organizational goals
Training - develops training materials and guides for volunteers and parents
Volunteer Relations - recruits volunteers for the reading clubs
Website - designs, maintains, and updates the website
If you are interested in joining one of our committees, click here to fill out our Taskforce application.
For more information about the Taskforce, click here, or contact Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.
HAVE S'MORE FUN AT OUR BEACH BONFIRE
Join Reading to Kids volunteers for a beach bonfire at Dockweiler Beach on Sunday, August 19th! Friends and Families welcome!
WHEN: Sunday, August 19th, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Dockweiler Beach,12000 Vista del Mar in Playa del Rey.
FOOD: Bring food if you want to eat, and more if you want to share. We will have firewood, bottled water, and s'mores for everyone!
HOW TO FIND US: Information regarding the Reading to Kids meeting location will be posted at the Lifeguard Station 55 landmark. We plan to be at a nearby fire pit. We'll set up at 4:00 p.m. but feel free to show up anytime!
For more information or to RSVP: click here
Contact Special Events Co-Chair Jeff Carter with any questions at Jeff.Carter@readingtokids.org.