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November 17, 2011
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Cloudy skies couldn't keep 763 kids, 370 volunteers, 138 parents, and 22 teachers & staff away from our College Spirit reading clubs!

Over 50 schools were represented from Yale to Santa Cruz and Louisiana to Michigan! The colors have been counted, the numbers have been tallied, and here are the results:

Local:
     1st place: UCLA (39 volunteers)
     2nd place: USC (9 volunteers)
     3rd place: Claremont Colleges (7 volunteers)
California (non-local):
     1st place: Stanford (15 volunteers)
     2nd place: UC Berkeley (10 volunteers)
Out of State:
     1st place: Indiana University (6 volunteers)
     2nd place: TIE! Boston University & Syracuse (2 volunteers each)

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SIGN UP EARLY FOR DECEMBER READING CLUBS

On Saturday, December 10th our "Winter Wonderlands" reading clubs will help warm the season. In addition to chilly and silly books, a visitor from the North Pole will ensure lots of festive fun.  Sign up now to be sure you're on the 'nice' list!

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ANNUAL FUND DRIVE

With the holiday season fast approaching, now would be the perfect time to show your support of Reading to Kids with a donation to our Annual Fund Drive!

Thank you to everyone who has given generously and supported Reading to Kids during this year's Annual Fund Drive!

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HELP US WIN $5,000!

The participating Chase branches in our community are donating $5,000 to the local participating charity with the most votes!  Hurry in to one of these participating branches and vote today:

- 8951 Santa Monica Blvd. Ste. F, West Hollywood, CA 90069
- 7073 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90038
- 2201 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
- 11700 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
- 8985 Venice Blvd, Unit C-1A, Los Angeles, CA 90034
- 100 N La Cienega Blvd, Ste B114, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Thanks!

Sincerely,

Karen Kiss and Skylar Lenox
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
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http://readingtokids.org/HowToHelp/HelpDonate.php

Voting Program Terms and Conditions
To cast a vote for your favorite participating charity, visit one of these participating Chase branches: 8951 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 7073 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 2201 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, 11700 National Blvd, Los Angeles, 8985 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles or 100 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, between 10/8/1111/19/11, during regular banking hours, and meet with a Chase representative. No bank transaction is required. Limit: One (1) vote per person, per week. Must be 18 years of age or older and a resident of California or Georgia to participate. Chase employees are excluded from voting. Void where prohibited. No proxy votes permitted. Identification may be requested. Winning organization is determined by verified votes cast. Ties will be resolved by agreed-upon terms between Chase and the participating organizations. All votes will be verified and counted by an independent judging organization. Chase is not responsible for lost or late votes, or transmission defaults or malfunctions, or human errors that may occur in connection with the votes or tallies. By casting a vote, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final, binding and conclusive on all matters. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 1111 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH, 43240. 2011 JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Member FDIC

In this issue . . .
 - College Spirit Wrap-Up
 - December Reading Clubs
 - Annual Fund Drive
 - Help Us Win $5,000
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Alta Loma 13 53
Esperanza 36 79
Gratts 21 60
Los Angeles 24 76
Magnolia 35 100
Politi 9 73
White 19 57
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