Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,
22 MORE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
FOR THIS SATURDAY'S IN-PERSON CLUBS!
We have until 3pm tomorrow (Friday) to recruit the volunteers we still need for our in-person reading clubs on our partner school campuses this Saturday!
Volunteers for our reading clubs 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.
Here are 5 easy things you can do right now to help!
- If you haven't already, please visit our
website now and sign up.
Publish to your Facebook feed and share with your friends our
October 8th Facebook Event to encourage them to volunteer!
Whether or not you can volunteer this Saturday,
Tweet @readingtokids, post, and message your
friends and followers. Here's a sample
post you can use:
favorite volunteer organization, Reading to Kids, needs more volunteers for their
October 8th reading clubs. The theme is "Halloween, Magic, & Monsters", and every participant will wear masks while indoors. Join me at ###
Elementary School for a fantastic morning of reading to
elementary school kids near downtown LA. To join me, sign up online
today at www.readingtokids.org."
If you write your own
post, please be sure to include the following two
- The reading clubs are this Saturday morning, October 8th, near downtown LA
- Volunteers must sign up online by 3pm tomorrow, Oct. 7th, at
If you have people in mind who you think would really
like to read with us, tag them in your post. It will
alert them to the reading clubs and show up in their
friends' news feeds.
Copy from our message template at
to encourage people you know to sign up to read with us!
Print out this flyer at
and post it somewhere others will see it. Make it a
personal and fun social event by including the school at
which you'll be reading or encouraging them to read at your favorite of our eight partner schools!
17 MORE OPERATIONS VOLUNTEERS
ALSO NEEDED THIS SATURDAY
We also need help from experienced volunteers in any of the following roles, so please
reply to this email if you can help:
- GLC at Alta Loma (3rd, 4th, or 5th), Gratts (K), Los Angeles (1st or 2nd), MacArthur Park (1st), Magnolia (1st), Politi (3rd), or White (K, 1st, or 4th)
- Training Coordinator at Alta Loma or White
- Check-in Helper at Los Angeles, Politi, or White
If you have volunteered with us before and can help in any of those roles, please visit our home page at www.readingtokids.org and submit your email address in the yellow box, as usual!
Then, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org to tell us the above role you would like to take on to help create wonderful, in-person reading clubs again!
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!
READING TO KIDS AMBASSADORS
Tomorrow for an hour or two between 7:30am and 2:30pm we need your
help conducting quick classroom walk-throughs or handing out flyers to encourage kids
to come to this Saturday's reading clubs.
This can be a lot of fun and we'll provide everything you need. Please reply to
email@example.com or call the office at
(310) 479-7455 if you can be an Ambassador!
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.