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July 4, 2013

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

As you celebrate Independence Day, we want to celebrate YOU. One of the greatest forms of independence anyone can have is that of being an independent reader.

By taking the time to read aloud to the kids at our partner schools, you are inspiring children to pick up a book and read for fun, strengthening their literacy skills and building the foundation for their future. Thank you for your continued volunteerism and for the inspiration you give hundreds of children each month.

The reading clubs are currently full. If you're signed up but can't join us, please click here to cancel as soon as possible so that someone else may take your place.



We would like to thank the Everett and Alice Hess Family Fund Inc. for their generous donation of $4,500! Their support enables us to share your love of reading with thousands of young students, and helps us put books into the libraries and homes where they are most needed. Our special thanks go out to Reading to Kids volunteers Joanna and Randy Bloomberg for helping secure this donation for us.



Reading to Kids is hiring at least one and possibly two Literacy Coordinators for a 10-month position starting September 9th! The position is posted on our website, where you can read it by clicking on the Literacy Coordinator button below Latest News.

Reading to Kids is Hiring

Please also share the above link to the position with anyone you think would be a good fit, especially if they have volunteered with us as readers or other roles.



It's time for Dodger baseball with your fellow Reading to Kids volunteers! Join us to meet other volunteers, cheer a great game against the San Diego Padres, and enjoy Friday night fireworks afterwards.

Where: Dodger Stadium, Section 40
When: 8/30/13, 7:10pm
Price: Tickets only $10 each

Mail checks to:
Rachel Harter
P.O. Box 804
Verdugo City, CA 91046

Or, find Rachel at Los Angeles Elementary School during the July 13th Reading Clubs or at El Cholo afterwards. Questions for Rachel can be sent to Rachel.Harterreadingtokids.org.

To see who else is attending, you can RSVP through either our Facebook event or Rachel's Evite. We hope to see you there!


Thanks, and happy fireworks gazing!


Charlie Orchard and Skylar Lenox
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)

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JULY 2013
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 31 31
Gratts 33 33
Los Angeles 38 38
Magnolia 30 30
Politi 38 38
White 25 25
TOTAL 195 195
JULY Books. . .


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