Thanks to 85 generous volunteer readers this past Saturday, we have now raised $27,581 overall from 391 donors! This puts us closer to our goal of raising $55,000 from 550 donors within the next two weeks!
The names of the new donors have already been added to our
2017 Annual Fund Drive page, and here are
the school competition stats so far:
SCHOOL COMPETITION WINNERS!
Highest percentage of volunteers who donated at the Dec. 9th reading clubs:
Highest dollar amount raised at the Dec. 9th reading clubs:
2nd: Alta Loma
Highest percentage of volunteers who have donated overall so far:
1st: MacArthur Park
2nd: Esperanza (only 1% behind MacArthur Park!)
3rd: White (only 1% behind Esperanza!)
Highest dollar amount raised overall so far:
THANK YOU TO OUR
TWO NEW ANGELS!
Congratulations and thanks to Matthew Jones &
Yma Dandridge for being our second and third
2017 Annual Fund Drive Angels!
They became Angels when each gathered donations from friends for our 2017 Annual Fund Drive,
and we invite everyone to become an Angel during this fund drive.
We have just 17 days to raise $27,419 from
159 more donors.
how you can help, with your donations still being counted towards the
1 - Donate online or make a pledge to donate by check
today by visiting our
2017 Annual Fund Drive page. Contributions of
any amount are greatly appreciated!
2 - Show your support by asking friends and family to
2017 Annual Fund Drive
page and look under the "Help us Fundraise!"
header for resources. In particular, please consider
personalizing and sending the provided
sample email to friends and family, or posting our handy
Once they know about Reading to Kids, many will want to donate -
we just need you to ask!
Also, if your workplace matches donations to nonprofits, please share
with them your donation, and ask them to consider matching it. In this way you
double your donation and share with others your enthusiasm
for Reading to Kids!
4 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 four 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!
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.
Thanks, and we hope you can join us at our next reading clubs on Saturday, January 13th!