Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
Our April 13th Reading Clubs are closer than you think, and we still have 31 spots available!
Click here and submit your RSVP today.
help us recruit for the 13th by spreading the word and taking a moment to join our
April 13th Facebook event. Your friends will be able to see that you're attending the reading clubs, and you can
invite them to join, too.
If you're signed up but can't join us, please
click here to cancel so that someone else may take your place.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SUNDAY, 4/21
LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
On Saturday and Sunday, April 20 & 21, Reading to Kids volunteers
will be meeting and greeting all who drop by our
Festival of Books booth
on the USC campus.
If you're interested in volunteering,
click here to see the available shifts
needed for Sunday, 4/21, and reply to this email to claim your shift(s)!
INTERESTED IN THE VOLUNTEER RELATIONS COMMITTEE?
Volunteer Relations Committee is looking for people to improve the volunteer experience at
Reading to Kids. If you have ideas or motivation, we can use them at our next Volunteer Relations Taskforce Committee meeting which will be
between April 22nd and April 28th.
To help decide the exact date and time, please email Nancy Lyon (Nancy.Lyonreadingtokids.org) your interest and available times during those days.
This can be a great way for you to get more involved with
Reading to Kids by
joining the Taskforce.
BENEFIT CONCERT AT UCLA ON APRIL 12TH
UCLA Chi Delta Theta
sorority is very generously staging a
free Reading to Kids benefit concert and raffle on April 12th, and
you are invited!
The concert and raffle will be on Friday, April 12th, from
7-10 pm in the
Kerckhoff Grand Salon at UCLA. The headliner
and the concert will feature other acoustic performances
still being arranged. During the concert, Chi Delta
Theta sisters will be a raffling off donated items, then
donating to Reading to Kids the raffle funds and any books
If you can be near UCLA that Friday evening, please attend!
EYES ON THE PRIZE(S)
We're starting to plan this year's events, and we need your help gathering prizes!
Our events are more fun and raise more money if we have
great prizes to award, raffle, and/or auction. Big prizes. Little prizes. Serious prizes. Silly prizes. We need them all! Check out our list of prizes from
last year's Silent Auction for ideas.
If you have any prizes, or you know where to get them, let us
The fun starts this May with our annual Legendary Bingo night, and we'd love to have something fabulous
for the grand prize winner -- anything unique or with an autograph is always welcome!
To help you get started, here is a
generic donation letter to give to a manager, supervisor, or friend who may be able to donate a gift, product, or service, tips on how to best approach a business or person to donate to our events, and a donation
form for the donor to complete.
In the past we have had gift certificates, products, services, and tickets to fun events. If you work at or have a connection with a restaurant, retail store, or for a company with products or services to offer,
please help us by asking for a donation to our
Please also let Skylar know to whom you reach out so we don't accidentally duplicate Special Events Committee
efforts in contacting businesses.
Thank you for your support!