Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
We're ready to seek out fun at our Mysteries & Adventure reading clubs this Saturday! If you haven't already,
sign-up or keep checking for any open volunteer spots.
Esperanza Burrowing Owl in the News!
Those of you volunteering at Esperanza
may want to ask the kids about their new resident, a burrowing owl! Check out this article in the LA Times
for details and a photo!
If you're signed up for any school but can't make the journey after all, please
click here to cancel
before 3pm tomorrow so someone else may take your place.
We're also excited to be giving away a computer to one lucky kid at each of our
eight partner schools! We extend a special thank you to all of our computer donors.
5 MORE MARATHON RUNNERS NEEDED
Are you a runner? Do you know any runners?
Please forward this email to them and ask
them to join
Team Reading to Kids in the 2017 Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon on Sunday,
We urgently need
five more runners to join us in one of the best
marathons in the country. You can
share this Facebook group with any of your runner
friends to encourage them to join our team!
Runners can run either the full marathon or a half-marathon,
and the dollars raised will go to support our monthly
If you or a runner you know is interested in
becoming one of our fundraising runners or
creating a fundraising team, please email
Chris Martin at
IMPORTANT NOTE: To register to run
on behalf of Reading to Kids, you
MUST receive from us a special web address
to use when registering on the Skechers
Performance Los Angeles Marathon website.
HELP FIND BINGO PRIZE & AUCTION ITEMS
Our next Legendary Bingo fundraiser at
Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood is set for
May 24th, and we need your help gathering prizes for the bingo winners! Please help support this and other future fundraisers (including our silent auctions) by helping us gather prize donations.
To help you get started, click these links for
tips on how to best approach a business or person to donate to our events, and a
donation form for the donor to complete.
We especially enjoy awarding gift certificates,
amusement park and theater tickets, gift bags, and
autographed items! Anything unique is great, too! If you work at or have a connection with products or services to offer, please help us by asking for a donation to our events.
HAPPY HOUR ON WED., JANUARY 18
Next Wednesday, January 18, please join fellow volunteers for our Happy Hour Mixer from 6-8 pm at Seventy 7 Lounge, 3843 Main St, Culver City, CA 90232.
Click here for the Meetup!
For details on any of our events, check out our handy
calendar on our website!
Thanks, and we hope to see you Saturday or next Wednesday!