December is one of our biggest months
and we need 209 more volunteers, so please start
recruiting as many, friends, co-workers, etc. as you can.
You can help by joining
December 14th reading club event
so your friends will see that on your wall.
Then go to our website and
sign up with us.
tweet, post to Facebook and Instagram, and
message your friends that we still need more volunteers.
You can also help us by
printing out this flyer and posting it at your
work, school, church, synagogue, mosque, or favorite
community bulletin board.
2019 ANNUAL FUND DRIVE UPDATE -
CAN WE REACH $25K TODAY?
Our 2019 Annual Fund Drive success continues to grow as we are just barely shy of $25,000 raised so far! We are already up to $24,806 donated from 270 donors, so can you help us reach $25,000 today?
All who have donated can see their names listed on our
2019 Annual Fund Drive page. Donate and we can add your name there, too!
Our Annual Fund Drive lasts until December 31st, and our goal this year is to raise $60,000 from 600 donors. Please help us meet that goal by spreading the word to your friends and co-workers!
How Can You Help?
1) Make a pledge to donate by check or donate online
today by visiting our
2019 Annual Fund Drive. Contributions of any amount are
2) Show your support by asking friends and family to
2019 Annual Fund Drive
page and look under the "Help us Fundraise!"
header for resources, including information on creating your own
personalized fundraising page on Facebook, our handy
donor sheet for raising money with your friends and
tips for fundraising, and so much more.
Once they know about Reading to Kids, many of your
friends and family 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!
6 MORE RUNNERS NEEDED FOR MARATHON,
1/2 MARATHON, OR 5 K!
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 the 2020 Los
Angeles Marathon on Sunday,
We're looking for three more full marathon runners and three more Charity Challenge runners (the last 13 miles of the course) to join us in one of the best marathons in the country.
If either of those distances is too daunting, you can join us in the Big 5K (that's just 3.1 miles) near Dodger Stadium the day before the marathon on Saturday, March 7, 2020.
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 Los Angeles Marathon website.
COMPUTERS OR TABLETS WANTED
TO GIVE TO KIDS!
At our January reading clubs we would love to give away a computer or iPad/tablet to one lucky kid at each school.
If you or your employer have any working computers that are less than 6 years old running Windows 8 or later, or any Macintosh computers less than 7 years old, or any iPads or similar tablets, we can give them to deserving kids!
We especially need working computers (CPUs), whether or not they come with monitors, keyboards, etc. Please email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org to help make a kid very happy!
A Charles White Elementary 5th grader with perfect Reading to Kids attendance leaps for joy after winning a new iPad
from Site Coordinator Linda Antonioli!
THANK YOU DWIGHT STUART YOUTH FUND
We would like to thank the
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund for another generous $15,000 grant in support of our monthly reading clubs!
Their funding helps us further our goal of spreading the love of reading to children. We are honored to be a partner with the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund in enriching the lives of thousands of young readers throughout Los Angeles.