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Reading to Kids News
January 26, 2017
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Looking to be inspired? Want to see a professional "storyreader" in action? Check out this stirring YouTube video about Jim McKenna, a retired teacher turned storyreader, doing what you do with us every month! Can you recognize a book we recently read aloud?

We're still looking for another 147 more volunteer storyreaders for our "Friendship & Family" reading clubs on February 11th.

Please sign up today, then also join our February 11th Facebook event to share with your friends. Help recruit the volunteers we need!

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RELAY 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, March 19th!

Team Reading to Kids 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Team Reading to Kids logo

We need relay runners to run 13.2 miles each in one of the best marathons in the country. This is an exclusive opportunity to participate without having to run the entire route!

You can share this Facebook group with any of your runner friends to encourage them to join our team! The dollars raised will go to support our monthly reading clubs.

If you or a runner you know is interested in becoming one of our fundraising runners, please email Chris Martin at marathon@readingtokids.org!

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.

Team Reading to Kids 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon
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BE A SCHOOL AMBASSADOR

During the week of February 6th, for an hour or two between 7:30am and 2:30pm, we need your help conducting quick classroom walk-throughs to encourage kids to come to our February 11th reading clubs.

If you have volunteered with us before, please reply to info@readingtokids.org or call the office at (310) 479-7455 if you can be an Ambassador!
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HELP FIND BINGO PRIZE & AUCTION ITEMS

Reading to Kids' Legendary Bingo fundraiser at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood

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.

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Thank you!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard, Tiara Johnson, and Jasmine Scales
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)
info@readingtokids.org
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Make a donation:
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FEBRUARY 2017
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 39 40
Esperanza 55 63
Gratts 34 63
Los Angeles 64 90
MacArthur Park 22 46
Magnolia 44 68
Politi 36 56
White 23 38
TOTAL 317 464
February Books. . .
Kindergarten book
Kindergarten
First Grade book
First Grade
Second Grade book
Second Grade
Third Grade book
Third Grade
Fourth Grade book
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade book
Fifth Grade

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