Now that we are FINALLY back to in-person, on campus reading clubs earlier this month, we really need volunteers and volunteer recruitment help for our October 8th reading clubs, which should become our biggest reading clubs of the last two and a half years! We need YOUR help to recruit another 148 readers!
Volunteers at Charles White Elementary.
Click the above image to see it full sized!
Volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask while indoors on campus for the reading clubs. The kids will also be required to wear masks while indoors.
To get started, sign up today, then email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org at if you can also
help train new and returning volunteers, be a GLC, or be a second or third Site Coordinator .
If you join our
October 8th Facebook Event your friends will see you'll be attending.
Please also print out this flyer and post it in heavily populated locations such as coffee shops, the gym, your office or other various community centers. Make it a personal and fun social event by including the school at which you'll be reading. You can also use this
easy message template to reach out to your friends and co-workers.
READING TO KIDS IS HIRING -
Reading to Kids is hiring a
Literacy Coordinator through AmeriCorps for a 12
month position starting in November! The position is posted on our
website, where you can read it by clicking on the Literacy
Coordinator button below Latest News.
Please also share the above link to the position with anyone
you think would be a good fit, especially if they have
volunteered with us as readers or other roles!
SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE
ZOOM MEETING TONIGHT AT 7PM
Join us tonight, Sept. 22nd for our
Special Events Committee Zoom meeting from 7pm - 8pm!
E-mail us at
email@example.com and we'll send you the Evite with all the information to join the meeting where we'll plan some safe gatherings!
11 RUNNERS NEEDED FOR THE
2023 LA MARATHON,
13.1 MILE CHARITY CHALLENGE,
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 2023 Los
Angeles Marathon on Sunday,
This is our 9th time running the marathon, and we're looking for at least four more marathon runners and seven Charity Challenge runners (the last 13.1 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 LA Big 5K (that's just 3.1 miles) near Dodger Stadium the day before the marathon on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
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.
We sincerely thank the
Henry L. Guenther Foundation for their generous $10,000 grant!
Through the support of funders like the Henry L. Guenter Foundation, all of us are collectively inspiring children with the love of reading, as well as providing thousands of books to the kids we serve, their teachers and parents, and to their school libraries.