Last Saturday 301 kids, 97 volunteers, and 38 teachers &
helped to make our November 11th reading clubs a success! This is our third month since May with more than 300 kids participating!
Click on the above images to read just two of the positive replies
we received Saturday from teachers about these reading clubs!
2/3rds of the volunteers showed their college spirit by wearing college logos from 40
different schools - just one of the ways we planted the seeds of college aspirations this year!
On Saturday we received another $544 from 13 donors towards our 2020 Annual Fund Drive!
The names of the new donors have already been added to our
2020 Annual Fund Drive page, and here are the school competition stats so far:
SCHOOL COMPETITION WINNERS!
Highest percentage of volunteers who donated at the Nov. 14th reading clubs:
1st: Esperanza (a new leader with 29%!)
2nd: MacArthur Park (23%)
3rd: Alta Loma (17%)
Highest dollar amount raised at the Nov. 14th reading clubs:
2nd: MacArthur Park
3rd: Alta Loma
Highest percentage of volunteers who have donated overall:
2nd: MacArthur Park
3rd: Los Angeles
Highest dollar amount raised overall:
2nd: Los Angeles
3rd: MacArthur Park
All of these donations will be doubled or tripled by our matching donors, and their offers still stand!
That's right, you can still double or triple your donation and change the above standings by donating this week!
Our overall goal by the end of the year is to raise $60,000 from
how you can help, with your donations being counted towards the
1) Make a pledge to donate by check or donate online
today by visiting our
2020 Annual Fund Drive. Contributions of any amount are
2) Show your support by asking friends and family to
2020 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!