Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
We had a great time at our beach bonfire this past Saturday, and we hope more of you can join us at our other exciting events coming up over the next several weeks!
273 MORE READERS NEEDED
FOR OCT. 14TH CLUBS
Our October reading clubs are traditionally our largest of the year, so we'll need your help to recruit 273 more volunteers over the next
If you haven't already, please join our
October 14th Facebook Event. It really helps us when you do because your friends can see you're attending the reading clubs. Help us spread the word by inviting them to join!
After you join, don't forget to go to our website and
sign up with us.
It would also be a huge help if you
printed out this flyer and posted it
at your work or favorite community bulletin board. Please also use our convenient email template (in PDF) to recruit volunteers!
You are our super recruiters who make great reading clubs happen!
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 64 members of
Junior League of Los Angeles join us on September 9th, and 19 more are already signed up for our October 14th clubs. 8 members of
CSUN Sigma Alpha Zeta are also already signed up for October 14th.
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!
To sign up your group with Reading to Kids, e-mail us at email@example.com or call (310) 479-7455, and we'll get your group started!
CROSSWORDS LA TOURNAMENT
NEEDS YOUR HELP SAT., OCT. 21
It's back! Crossword puzzle lovers from everywhere will be converging at the
Crosswords LA tournament on
Saturday, October 21 – with proceeds benefiting
Reading to Kids!
This year the tournament will be held on the
University of Southern California campus in the Lower Level (LL) of Fertitta Hall (JFF) (see their directions page for details) – and
Crosswords LA needs our volunteers to help!
They need a dozen volunteers to set up portions of the event, greet and sign in contestants, and collect puzzle papers. It's a lot of fun volunteering with them!
This tournament raises money for Reading to Kids, so
if you can volunteer with them for either the full day or a half day, please email us today at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Full day volunteers (8:30am – 4:45pm) get a
free lunch! Let's show our volunteer spirit by supporting their efforts to help us!
LEGENDARY BINGO WED. OCTOBER 4TH -
PLEASE SHARE OUR FLYER!
On Wednesday, October 4th, join Reading to Kids
Legendary Bingo at
Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood!
The drinks are strong, the drag queen bingo is "R" rated,
and seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your seat in advance!
If you've been before you know it's a blast. If you haven't, click here for a video of one of our previous winners to see what you've been missing!
Please click the image above for a flyer in .PDF format, and forward it to anyone you know who may be interested in going to our Legendary Bingo Night. You can also print out the flyer and post it wherever many people are likely to see it, perhaps with a note that you are going and inviting others to join you.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 4, 7pm - 9pm
WHERE: Hamburger Mary's Restaurant
8288 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Cost: $20 suggested donation (cash only, please!), which includes 9 regular bingo games and one grand prize bingo game with fantastic prizes!
Legendary Bingo is very popular and there is limited seating available. Plan to arrive before 7:00 p.m.
to get a seat. We strongly suggest making a reservation (you must have a party of
4 or more) at Hamburger Mary's to ensure your seat.
All proceeds go to Reading to Kids. For more details, visit our
Oct. 4th Bingo event on
Facebook and invite your friends!
HELP FIND MORE BINGO PRIZES & A CELEBRITY!
You can also help us gather more prizes for the bingo winners! To help you get started, here is information about Reading to Kids you can share with potential donors, as well as a donation form for them to complete.
A fantastic prize you can buy for us is a copy of
Drag Queen Bingo: The Home Game! Please let us know if you are willing to buy a copy for $30 and donate it as a prize for our bingo winners!
We'd also like to have a celebrity host as a bingo caller. Please email us at email@example.com if you can personally reach out to any celebrities who would like to help your favorite good cause!
5 MORE MARATHON RUNNERS NEEDED
Do you know any runners? Are you a runner?
Please forward this email to them and ask
them to join
Team Reading to Kids in next year's 2018 Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon on Sunday,
We're looking for five more full marathon runners and two Stadium vs. The Sea Charity Challenge runners (approx. 13 mile course) 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 the Stadium vs. The Sea Charity Challenge, and 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 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.