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February 23, 2017
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Join the party and sign up here for our March 11th "Music & Celebrations" reading clubs!

Please also join our March 11th Facebook event and invite your friends to the celebration, too.

Generous musicians will be sharing the gift of music with students at each of our eight schools. Click here to find out who will be performing at your school!

The Potential Lunatics performing at Los Angeles Elementary on 3/12/16

We still need a few more musicians, so if you or someone you know can share the gift of music on the 11th, please contact us at info@readingtokids.org.

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READ ACROSS AMERICA NEXT WEEK
AT LOS ANGELES ELEMENTARY
OR COMMONWEALTH AVE. ELEMENTARY

In celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, next week is Read Across America Week. One of our partner schools, Los Angeles Elementary, and another nearby school, Commonwealth Ave. Elementary, are holding events, and they need our help!

LA Read Across America   Commonwealth Ave. Elementary Read Across America

Interested in volunteering? To be a guest reader at Los Angeles Elementary on Friday, March 3, call Ms. Jasso at (323) 734-8233 or email her at jacqueline.jasso@lausd.net as soon as you can.

To be a guest reader at Commonwealth Ave. Elementary on Thursday, March 2, call Mrs. Rodriguez at (213) 384-2546 or e-mail her at lxr0850@lausd.net as soon as you can.

Click the flyers above for more information about Los Angeles and Commonwealth Ave. Elementary.

Both schools can really use you, our experienced Reading to Kids volunteers, to show the kids and other volunteers how reading aloud is done!
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CAN'T RUN 26 MILES?
THEN DONATE TO SUPPORT OUR
MARATHON RUNNERS!

Team Reading to Kids LA Marathon runners

Team Reading to Kids has until March 19th to reach their $13,600 fundraising goal! Please donate a buck a mile as they prepare for the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon!

So far, our runners have raised $10,767 in support of our monthly reading clubs. Your donation will make all their months and miles of training pay off in books for the kids we serve!

Team Reading to Kids 2017 Skechers Performance LA Marathon
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READING TO KIDS IS HIRING!

Are you ready to work full-time at a nonprofit where you can make a big difference? Reading to Kids is hiring a Program Coordinator for a permanent position starting in May!

The position is posted on our website, where you can read it by clicking on the Program Coordinator button below Latest News. Be sure to apply as soon as possible.

Reading to Kids is Hiring

Please share the above positions with anyone you think would be a good fit, especially if they have volunteered with us before!

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CRAFTS & CURRICULUM MEETING
THIS SUNDAY, FEB. 26TH

This Sunday, February 26, join the Curriculum Committee at Noon in the Reading to Kids office to help create the activity and craft guides for the March books!

Our address is 1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Click here for our Facebook event, or click here for the Evite!

For details on any of our events, check out our handy calendar on our website!
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Thanks, and please sign up early for our March 11th reading clubs!

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
www.readingtokids.org
www.facebook.com/readingtokids
www.twitter.com/readingtokids
www.readingtokids.blogspot.com

Make a donation:
www.readingtokids.org/HowToHelp/HelpDonate.php

MARCH 2017
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 34 40
Esperanza 40 57
Gratts 27 63
Los Angeles 65 65
MacArthur Park 31 46
Magnolia 34 68
Politi 28 57
White 17 36
TOTAL 276 432
MARCH 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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