Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
Our "Amazing Animals and Interesting Environments" Reading Clubs are just 9 days away and we still need 92 more volunteers! Please help us make these reading clubs a success by
signing up today.
After you sign up, don't forget to join our
April 12th event on Facebook to help spread the word with your friends and family.
If you're signed up but can't join us, please
click here to cancel so that someone else may take your place.
READING TO KIDS TURNS 15 AND WE ARE CELEBRATING OUR QUINCEAÑERA AT EL CHOLO!
Join us at El Cholo Mexican restaurant on
April 12th to celebrate our quinceañera.
Bring a copy of
this flyer and El Cholo will donate 20%
of your bill to Reading to Kids!
You can use the flyer for food, drinks, even take-out orders!
at 1121 South Western Avenue, Los Angeles, 90006
When: April 12th from 11am - 10pm
We will be there around 12pm
after the reading clubs, but the flyer can be used at any
time that day!
BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW TO JOIN LAMB CHOP AT OUR 15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION,
COMEDY NIGHT & SILENT AUCTION ON APRIL 29TH!
This year Reading to Kids turns 15 years old, and we'd like you to help us celebrate our
quinceañera on Tuesday, April 29th
at our 15th Anniversary Celebration, Comedy Night & Silent Auction at the Hollywood
This hilarious evening will be hosted by internationally-known
Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop!
See the puppet you grew up watching as she helps us celebrate with some of her naughtier "After Dark" material!
Tickets are on sale for just $20, with appetizers and dinner available for additional purchase from the new Roadhouse LA at the Improv's showroom menu! The
always-lively Silent Auction will run from 6:30-7:30 pm, with winners announced just before the comedy show starts at 8:00pm. The show will end at 9:30pm.
Lamb Chop will be a handful of hilarious comedians
hand-picked by the world famous Hollywood Improv. You won't want to miss out on this event and opportunity to celebrate 15 years
Reading to Kids with returning volunteers you may not have seen in
If you are interested in helping with the
Silent Auction, please join the
Reading to Kids Taskforce Special Events Committee, or call us at the
Reading to Kids office for more details.
Anyone who would like to help is encouraged to join us, and we are especially interested in hearing from those volunteers who have helped us with past Comedy Nights.
COMEDIANS AND A CELEBRITY WANTED
We need a well-known, headliner comedian for our April 29th Benefit Comedy Night! If you
personally know a
headliner comedian who would be interested and available for this event at the Hollywood Improv on April 29th, please email us at inforeadingtokids.org.
We'd also like to have a celebrity host as a bingo caller for our annual Legendary Bingo Night on June 11th. Please
email us if you can personally reach out to any celebrities who would like to help your favorite good cause!
EYES ON THE PRIZE(S)
We need YOUR help gathering prizes for this year's events!
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
know! We'd love to have something fabulous for the Silent Auction or for our grand prize Bingo 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 us know to whom you reach out
so we don't accidentally duplicate
Special Events Committee
efforts in contacting businesses.
Thanks, and we hope to see you on April 12th!