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March 8, 2017

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

We need 21 more readers (15 at Los Angeles Elementary) for this Saturday's reading clubs. To volunteer, visit our website TODAY and sign up!

We can also use our more experienced volunteers to help train new volunteers, as a GLC, or as a Site Coordinator, so please email us at if you can help in any of those roles.

Please also help recruit more volunteers by joining our March 11th Facebook event. You can then invite your Facebook friends to the celebration, too.

On Saturday we'll have very talented musicians performing. Click here to find out who will be performing at your school!

If you're signed up but can't join us, please click here to cancel before 2pm Friday so someone else may take your place.



Team Reading to Kids 2017 Skechers Performance LA Marathon Team Reading to Kids 2017 Skechers Performance LA Marathon

Team Reading to Kids has just 12 more days 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 $12,237 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 LA Marathon runners

You can also cheer them on during the marathon on Sunday, March 19th, at our course support booth located at San Vicente Blvd. and 17th St. from 8:30am - 1:30pm.



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!



Seventy7 Lounge

Next Wednesday, March 15th, 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!



Youth Policy Institute Mentor flyer

The Youth Policy Institute (YPI) is looking for mentors, and our volunteers would be a great fit! YPI's mission is to transform Los Angeles neighborhoods using a holistic approach to reduce poverty. They are looking for volunteers to commit to a 6 month mentoring program to engage and make a difference in the lives of at-risk youth between the ages of 16-24. Click the flyer above for more information.

Interested in another way of making a big difference in someone's life? Contact YPI Mentor Coordinator Leah Hirst at 323-978-1027 or e-mail her at


Thanks, and we hope to see you Saturday or next Wednesday!


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)

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MARCH 2017
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 39 40
Esperanza 57 58
Gratts 62 63
Los Angeles 77 92
MacArthur Park 46 46
Magnolia 67 68
Politi 57 58
White 35 36
TOTAL 440 461
MARCH Books. . .
Kindergarten book
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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