Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
Toes will be tapping and fingers will be snapping at our "Music & Celebrations" reading clubs on
March 14th. We still need 125 volunteers, so
sign up today.
You can also join our March 14th Facebook event, and invite your friends to the celebration, too.
As we do every March, we will have some very talented musicians performing.
to find out who will be performing at
your school - you may even know them personally!
DONATE TO SUPPORT OUR MARATHON RUNNERS
Reading to Kids as they run the ASICS LA Marathon on
mile they conquer and every dollar they raise, our team-members
are helping to inspire kids with a love of reading.
They have already raised more than $8,500 towards their overall goal of
$13,000. If you can donate a buck a mile
to your favorite runner, you'll help fuel them towards the finish line!
READ ACROSS AMERICA NEXT WEEK AT
LA, POLITI, OR MAGNOLIA
(ON TV, TOO)
celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, next week is Read Across America Week. Three of our
partner schools, Los Angeles, Politi, and Magnolia Elementary, are holding events, and
they need your help!
Interested in volunteering?
To be a guest reader at
Tuesday, March 3, call Ms. Blitzstein at (213)
480-1244. To be a guest reader at
Los Angeles on
Friday, March 6, e-mail Mrs. Rodriguez at
firstname.lastname@example.org. To be a guest reader at
Magnolia next week, March 2-6, e-mail Mrs. Aldana at
email@example.com (include the dates you are available).
the flyers above for more information about Politi and Los Angeles.
Plus, Los Angeles Elementary's Read Across America event on Friday, March 6 will
include KTLA Channel 5 TV reporter Gayle Anderson
LA Marathon runners!
THANK YOU RALPH M. PARSONS FOUNDATION
It is our pleasure to thank
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation for once again supporting Reading to Kids, enabling you to share with children your love of reading!
Their generous $15,000 grant will go towards purchasing the hundreds of books we donate to our seven partner schools' libraries each year, and to the thousands of books we give to participating kids each month.
Thanks, and please
sign up today for our March 14th "Music and Celebrations" reading clubs!