December is one of our biggest months, and we still need 222 more volunteers for the December 12th reading clubs! Please recruit your friends, co-workers, and family members.
To get started,
sign up with us today. Then join our
December 12th Facebook Event so your friends
will see that you will be attending.
Tweet @readingtokids, post to Facebook, and email your
friends, letting them know that we still need more
Be sure to tell your friends and family:
1) The reading clubs are the morning of December 12th near Downtown LA
2) Volunteers must sign up online at
3) The school at which you will be reading
4) Santa will be attending!!
You can also help us by
printing out this flyer and posting
it at coffee shops, the gym, your office, or favorite
community bulletin board. Make it a personal and fun social event by including the school at which you'll be reading. You can also use this
easy email template to reach out to your friends and co-workers.
If you're signed up for the Dec. 12th reading clubs but can't make it after all, please
cancel your RSVP as soon as you can.
BRING YOUR GROUP TO READING TO KIDS
Would your co-workers love to join you at the reading clubs? Is your campus group looking for a fun volunteer opportunity? Does your alumni organization need an event to attend together? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, it is time to sign them up for
Reading to Kids!
Reading to Kids Volunteer Groups recruit volunteers for the reading clubs. In addition to a fantastic volunteer experience, groups who regularly recruit and bring volunteers are thanked on our website as "Friends & Supporters."
we had 97 members of
Junior League of Los Angeles (a few pictured below)
join us on September 12th. 10 members of
Stanford Alumni CSC and 8 members of
CAA also joined us at Esperanza and Politi, respectively.
If you have a connection with a business, alumni association, campus group, or other organization whose members might enjoy volunteering with
Reading to Kids, start recruiting now!
up your group with Reading to Kids, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (310) 479-7455, and we'll get your group started!
ANNUAL FUND DRIVE ENTERS ITS FINAL MONTH
Annual Fund Drive is in its final month, and we need
your help to reach our goal of raising $45,000 this year. So far we have raised
$13,715 from 236 donors! Do you wonder what the money you contribute goes toward?
•$5 purchases prize books for 4 kids!
•$18 purchases 15 take-home prize books for participating kids!
•$50 purchases 4 hardcover read aloud books that are donated to school libraries!
•$125 purchases 100 take-home prize books for participating kids!!
How Can You Help?
Make a pledge to donate by check or donate online
today by visiting our
2015 Annual Fund Drive page. Contributions of any amount are
Show your support by asking friends and family to
If every person who is currently signed up for the December 12th
reading clubs gathered and brought donations of any size from just
1 other person, we could meet our goal!
Consider asking coworkers, family, teammates, bowling buddies... you get the picture! We've made it super simple, just print out this donor sheet and start asking,
or spend just a few minutes personalizing and sending this
We also have other great tips for fundraising.
Also, if your workplace matches donations to nonprofits, please share with them your donation, and ask them to consider matching it. In this way you
double your donation and share with others your enthusiasm for Reading to Kids!
Once they know about Reading to Kids, many will want to donate -
we just need you to ask!
"ELF" MOVIE NIGHT THIS SAT. 12/5
BOWLING PARTY SUN. 12/13
Have fun with other volunteers and get more involved with Reading to Kids!
This Sat., Dec. 5 – Movie Night: Elf at the Million Dollar Theater, 307 S. Broadway, LA, CA 90013. Doors open at 6 pm, and the movie starts at 8 pm.
Click here for our Facebook event, or click here for the Evite!
Sun., Dec. 13 –
Holiday Bowling Party, 2 pm - 5:30 pm at Winnetka Bowl, 20122 Vanowen St., Winnetka, CA 91306. $8 for 2 hours of bowling, including shoe rental! Click here to sign up and
click here for our Facebook event!
For details on above events and more, check out our calendar!
Thank you for your help, and happy recruiting!