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Reading to Kids News
April 13, 2023
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Even though the schools were on Spring Break for the 10 days before Saturday, 158 kids, 151 volunteers, 31 parents, and 22 teachers & staff helped to make our April 8th reading clubs a success!

4th grade book at Charles White Elementary

We are eager to read to many more kids again in May!

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MAY 13TH READING CLUBS

Click here to submit your RSVP for our "Fantasy, Folklore, & Fairytales" clubs, then "join" the May 13th reading club event on Facebook and invite your friends!

Volunteers at Politi Elementary

We need hundreds of volunteers for these May reading clubs, so be sure to sign up early and recruit your friends, co-workers, and family members as volunteers!

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LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
APRIL 22-23:
VOLUNTEER IN OUR BOOTH

Volunteers at the Reading to Kids Festival of Books booth

This year's Festival of Books will take place April 22-23 on the University of Southern California campus. Please join us in our booth to share your enthusiasm and Reading to Kids knowledge with other book lovers!

Click here to see all available shifts. If you're interested in volunteering, reply or e-mail info@readingtokids.org.

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LEGENDARY BINGO APRIL 26TH:
JOIN US, SHARE OUR FLYER,
& HELP FIND PRIZES!

Drag Queen Bingo!

It's back! On Wednesday, April 26th, join Reading to Kids for Legendary Bingo in person at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood!

The drinks are strong, the drag queen bingo is "R" rated, and seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your seat in advance! All attendees must be 18 years old or older.

Reading to Kids Bingo Night flyer

If you've been before you know it's a blast. If you haven't, click here for a video of one of our previous winners to see what you've been missing!

Please click the image above for a flyer in .PDF format and forward it to anyone you know who may be interested in going to our Legendary Bingo Night. You can also print out the flyer and post it wherever many people are likely to see it, perhaps with a note that you are going and inviting others to join you.

WHEN:   Wednesday, April 26, 7pm - 8:30pm
WHERE: Hamburger Mary's Restaurant
               8288 Santa Monica Blvd.
               West Hollywood, CA 90046
               (323) 654-3800
               bingoboyinc.com/calendar/
Cost:  $20 suggested donation (cash only, please!), which includes 9 regular bingo games and one grand prize bingo game with fantastic prizes!

Legendary Bingo is very popular and there is limited seating available. Plan to arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get a seat. We strongly suggest making a reservation at bingoboyinc.com/calendar/ or (323) 654-3800 to ensure your seat.

All proceeds go to Reading to Kids. For more details, visit our April 26th Bingo event on Facebook and invite your friends!

HELP US FIND EVEN MORE BINGO PRIZES!

You can also help us gather more prizes for the bingo winners! To help you get started, here is information about Reading to Kids you can share with potential donors (such as where you work or shop), as well as a donation form for them to complete.

Donate to us any of your unused gift cards for bingo! E-mail us at info@readingtokids.org to donate!

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Thanks, and we hope you can join us for any or all of the above!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard, Yancy Rodriguez Coe, & Diego Cruz
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)
info@readingtokids.org
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www.readingtokids.blogspot.com

Make a donation:
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MAY 2023
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 17 22
Esperanza 10 23
Gratts 3 20
Los Angeles 6 27
MacArthur Park 5 31
Magnolia 7 26
Politi 4 27
White 10 26
TOTAL 62 202
MAY Books. . .
Kindergarten book
Kindergarten
First Grade book
First Grade
Second Grade book
Second Grade
Third Grade book
Third Grade
Fourth Grade book
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade book
Fifth Grade

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