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Jan. 2023 Reading Club Recap for All Schools
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Thanks so much to everyone who helped us read and give books to 256 children in Jan. 2023!
These 218 volunteers made the reading clubs a big success!
Name School Role(s)
Abdul Saamd, MonaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Acosta, LessaGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Aggarwal, PriyaAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Altman, DanielWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Alves, KateLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Amin, PayalWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Amy, RenePoliti   Site Coordinator
An, VivianLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Arrizon, Tony-ElyWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Axe, JasonGratts   Site Operations Helper
Bakkar, ErikaPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Banta, SophiaLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Bashir-Baaqee, Ale\'AhAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Baumgartner, SteveGratts   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Behl, AnkitWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Bensimon, DavidAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Benya, BenWhite   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Berger, SusanPoliti   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Bergey, PatriciaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Bishop, NicholasWhite   4th Grade Reader
Bonilla, KendraAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Bowles, FionaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Brown, PatrickEsperanza   Training Coordinator and 5th Grade Reader
Brule, ErikaAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Buchman, ShannonMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Burtscher, ShawnaLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Caceres, HeidyPoliti   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Callahan, DavidWhite   Site Coordinator
Cardenas, IsabelWhite   5th Grade Reader
Chang, Ting-HanAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Chatham, KimLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Chazen, JamieMagnolia   Training Coordinator and 3rd Grade Reader
Cheng, VickiLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Cheung, GinnyPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Chin, Ka (Donna)Politi   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Chittenden, RussellGratts   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Chong, JessicaMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Chow, JessicaMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Cisneros, ArturoAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Clark, JenniferMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Cohen, AmandaMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Cole, Rita WEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Corum, SallyWhite   4th Grade Reader
Cottier, MeganWhite   Training Coordinator and 2nd Grade Reader
Covarrubias, JazminGratts   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Cruse, MeredithLos Angeles   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Cruz, DiegoMacArthur Park   Site Operations Helper
Cung, AngiePoliti   1st Grade Reader
Dandridge, YmaMagnolia   Site Coordinator
De La Torre, YasmeenPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Deitz, KobyAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Dekunder, AudreyMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Delgadillo, AlyssaMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Diggins, ChipMagnolia   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Dinius, CatherineGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Dorfman, SethLos Angeles   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Duman, KimberlyEsperanza   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Dunlap, Carter WesleyPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Dunning, JessicaWhite   Site Coordinator
Eichhorst, DexterLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Ellzey, WilliamEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Epstein, DebraLos Angeles   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Epstein, TinaEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Escobar, AngelenaAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Everly, EvangelineMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Ezuma, TiffanyMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Faure, Anne Esperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Flowers, MelanieMagnolia   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Forbes, TaylorMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Friedrich, LieselWhite   1st Grade Reader
Garcia , Kyla Esperanza   Training Coordinator and 1st Grade Reader
Gearhart, SarahMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Gorman, NancyPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Grannis, JenniferGratts   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Gray, JaimiMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Greene, NathanielAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Greengard, GloriaEsperanza   Training Coordinator and Kindergarten Reader
Guerin, LukeMacArthur Park   Training Coordinator and 2nd Grade Reader
Guillaume, ClaudeenAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Gura, Carolina Magnolia   5th Grade Reader
Gutierrez, RayleneLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Hackett, CaseyEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Harper, KiiraAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Hasty, GregMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Heinzman, PaulMacArthur Park   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Heiting, KateAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Hernandez, JimmyMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Hernandez Arreola, XimenaLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Hise, SandraGratts   5th Grade Reader
Hixenbaugh, JessieWhite   5th Grade Reader
Ho, WilliamAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Holloway, JamieMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Horn, HeatherPoliti   Site Coordinator
Horta, PaolaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Hu, AmyAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Huang, JeanMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Hunt, ThomasMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Ibarra-Ortiz, MarlenEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
James, KyleEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Jarjour, JohnMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Jiang, JunEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Kandola, HartajAlta Loma   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Keenan, TeigMacArthur Park   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Keles, NilLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Kemper, ScottMagnolia   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Kim, JosephineAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Ko, SueAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Kolsrud, EricaWhite   Site Coordinator
Kolver, ArmonEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Lagos, HopePoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Landaverde, KarenMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Lanjewar, AlexandraMacArthur Park   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Laukemann, Megan Politi   3rd Grade Reader
Lemieux, LaurenMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Leung, MaggieEsperanza   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Liao, TiffanyLos Angeles   Training Coordinator and 5th Grade Reader
Loder, AnnePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Louie, MadelineLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Ludwig, RobinMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Magistrali, AlisonLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Malinowski , Bianca Gratts   Kindergarten Reader
Marcelin, JadeMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Marini, NickMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Marshall, MarcusLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Martin, ChristopherLos Angeles   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Martinez Romero, CarlosEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Mason, MaryMagnolia   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Maxey, AntoninaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
May, MarkEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Mcconnell, ShatoyaMagnolia   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Mendoza, DeliaEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Mendoza-Rios, JazmynPoliti   5th Grade Reader
Michaels, JjAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Miller, CallieGratts   1st Grade Reader
Mitchell, BrianEsperanza   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Montes, CynthiaPoliti   Site Coordinator
Myers, StephaniePoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Nejad, NickPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Nguyen, DalenaEsperanza   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Nguyen, HuyAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Nguyen, JoanneEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Nguyen, KimLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Nguyen, NancyGratts   5th Grade Reader
Niimi, JoelleLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Nolan, MadeleineWhite   Kindergarten Reader
Norris-Smith, AylaMacArthur Park   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Oconnell, GrantEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Ogawa, NalaniEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Ogundu, JoshuaGratts   1st Grade Reader
Olson, JamiLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Olya, GabrielleLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Ontiveros, JenniceAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Orchard, CarrieAlta Loma   Training Coordinator and 3rd Grade Reader
Orchard, CharlieMacArthur Park   Site Operations Helper
Park, SabrinaGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Perry, LauraEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Persaud, Satya MacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Phung, TaraLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Picozzi, MarissaEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Prigge , Brick Esperanza   1st Grade Reader
Quill, EmilyMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Ramesh, BrindaEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Recinos, MarvinGratts   4th Grade Reader
Reilly, LauraPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Resnick, ShaynaAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Rickard, DavidEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Rodriguez Coe, YancyMagnolia   Site Operations Helper
Rogov, VeronicaLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Rossney, GlennLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Rubbico, SavannahAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Rubio, MarielAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Saavedra, NataschaMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Salzman, RosalindMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Sanders, AstaPoliti   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Sandersfeld, EmilyLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Sandoval, TiffanyMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Scaramuzzi, DanielAlta Loma    Reader
Shankar, MegWhite   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Sinisgalli, SeanMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Smith, JenGratts   Site Coordinator
Solis, MarcoEsperanza   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Soto, MelinaGratts   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Spilo, KatherineEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Stansberry, ElizabethEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Stevenson, SoniaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Stroman, BrandonMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Sui, OliviaAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Swann, FranklinPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Szatmary, ArminLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Talwar, AarsheePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Tapia, CeleniaMacArthur Park   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Taylor, StephanieGratts   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Taylor, SteveEsperanza   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Terrazas, KimberlyLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Thakkar, RoshniMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Thomas, LoganAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Thompson, StanPoliti   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Tran, JasonMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Trejo Phoenix, BurgandiAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Ustertuna, CanLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Varela, TeresaMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Victor, JodieLos Angeles   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Villegas, RandolfPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Wang, Sophia Politi   1st Grade Reader
Washington, DonLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Watts, DJLos Angeles   Site Operations Helper
Wayne, IsaacMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Welk, HannahAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Wells, AmyMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Wild, AlethaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Williams, ShariEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Willis, JenMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Willis, StephanieAlta Loma   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Wilson, KoriGratts   Site Coordinator
Wu, HelenEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Yan, JiahuanMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Yan, SuzanneGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Zelin, JasonLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Jan. 2023 Participation Summary
School Children Volunteers
Alta Loma 19 31
Esperanza 45 33
Gratts 17 19
Los Angeles 48 34
MacArthur Park 37 28
Magnolia 40 32
Politi 24 25
White 26 16
Grand Total 256 218
Click here for all-time program statistics.
 Participating Groups
-20-Something Ladies SocialPoliti
-A Hang For CreativesPoliti
-Agents of ChangeMagnolia
-Alumni Scholars UCLAPoliti
-Americorps NCCCMagnolia
-Anderson Latino Management Association (ALMA)Alta Loma
-AonLos Angeles
-Asian Professionals Exchange (APEX)Gratts
-Assistance League of Los Angeles- YPGPoliti
-ASU Alumni LA ChapterPoliti
-Azzur GroupGratts
-Basketball Beauties LeagueLos Angeles
-Brunch ClubMagnolia
-Cal State LA Circle K InternationalPoliti
-COC Psi Beta/Psych ClubMagnolia
-Coca-Cola North America - West ZoneMagnolia
-CognizantMacArthur Park
-Colour AssistantsMagnolia
-CorePower YogaAlta Loma, Magnolia
-Cornell Club of Los AngelesMagnolia
-Creative Artists AgencyPoliti
-CSUDH Chemistry & Biochemistry ClubMacArthur Park
-CSULA Beta Alpha PsiGratts
-CSULA Sigma NuPoliti
-CSULB Zeta Epsilon TauPoliti
-CSUN Sigma Alpha ZetaMacArthur Park
-Delta Sigma PiWhite
-Disney VoluntEARSMagnolia
-ECHO at UCLAMagnolia
-FOX GivesMagnolia
-Gay for GoodGratts
-GBC International BankPoliti, White
-genKP DowneyMacArthur Park
-genKP PasadenaGratts
-GoogleServeMacArthur Park
-Hermanas Unidas de Long BeachPoliti
-Hispanic Students Business AssociationMacArthur Park
-Hope for LAPoliti
-IGAFMagnolia, Politi
-InterNations ChangemakersPoliti
-JHRTSLos Angeles
-Junior League of Los AngelesAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, MacArthur Park, Magnolia, Politi, White
-Kaiser PermanenteLos Angeles
-Kappa Delta Chi MSMUMagnolia
-L.A. WorksGratts, Los Angeles
-LA County Alternate Public DefendersWhite
-LA County Public WorksMacArthur Park
-Lambda Theta Phi, California State University Dominguez HillsMacArthur Park
-LAUSD, Office of the General CounselLos Angeles
-LMU Alpha Delta GammaMagnolia
-LMU Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Kappa ChapterMagnolia
-LMU MBA AlumniPoliti
-Los Angeles Auburn Club Esperanza
-Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals Los Angeles
-Meetup.comAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, Magnolia, Politi, White
-Middle Way LAMagnolia
-MIT Club of Southern CaliforniaPoliti
-Motion Recruitment PartnersGratts, MacArthur Park
-MusEffectLos Angeles
-My Own 2 HandsMacArthur Park
-New Life HouseMagnolia
-Notre Dame Club of Los AngelesMacArthur Park
-NU Club of LAMagnolia
-NYU LAMacArthur Park
-Occidental College Mortar BoardGratts
-Occidental Greek CouncilEsperanza
-Ole LA: UCSB Young Alumni Group of Los Angeles Los Angeles
-OMNI Consulting SolutionsMagnolia
-Order of the Eastern Star, PHRA, State of CaliforniaLos Angeles
-OU AlumniEsperanza
-Pacific Crossroads ChurchPoliti
-Pandora Women LALos Angeles
-PCC Circle K InternationalPoliti
-Penn Serves LALos Angeles
-Phi Theta Kappa, Beta Kappa DeltaLos Angeles
-Phillips Academy Andover LA AlumniMagnolia
-Pomona College Draper CenterEsperanza
-Project RISHI at UCLAMacArthur Park
-RaytheonLos Angeles
-Rotaract at UCLAEsperanza
-San Gabriel Valley New Generation Rotary ClubMagnolia
-SCU LA AlumniAlta Loma
-Second SaturdayGratts
-Set & Flow Gratts
-She Reads DTLAMacArthur Park
-Sierra Club 20s and 30sWhite
-South Bay Cal Alumni ClubAlta Loma
-Stanbridge UniversityMagnolia
-Stanford Alumni CSCEsperanza
-Strategic Employment PartnersMacArthur Park
-SULA SemesterMagnolia
-Sunday AssemblyLos Angeles
-Syracuse AlumniLos Angeles
-Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP)Gratts
-Team OPIPoliti
-Team TekLos Angeles
-Texas Exes Los Angeles ChapterMagnolia
-The Positivity ProjectMagnolia
-Toay ProductionsMagnolia
-TOLA VolunteersPoliti
-Tuesdays at Nine (Naked Angels)MacArthur Park
-UCLA - Phi Lambda Rho SororityMagnolia
-UCLA Alpha Delta PiLos Angeles
-UCLA Alpha PhiLos Angeles
-UCLA Alpha Phi OmegaLos Angeles
-UCLA Alumni Scholars ClubMagnolia
-UCLA Alumni Westside NetworkEsperanza
-UCLA Anderson School of ManagementLos Angeles
-UCLA ASDAMagnolia
-UCLA Bruin BellesPoliti
-UCLA Chi OmegaMagnolia
-UCLA Circle KMagnolia
-UCLA Eta Omega ChiMagnolia
-UCLA FISHLos Angeles
-UCLA Health A.R.C.White
-UCLA Kappa Alpha PiAlta Loma
-UCLA Lambda Theta NuMagnolia
-UCLA Latino Alumni Association (ULAA)Esperanza
-UCLA Medical FriendsMacArthur Park
-UCLA Mortar Board, Agathai ChapterMacArthur Park
-UCLA Phi Delta ThetaMagnolia
-UCLA Phi Kappa PsiMacArthur Park
-UCLA Phi Sigma RhoMagnolia
-UCLA Psi ChiLos Angeles
-UCLA Regents Scholar SocietyAlta Loma
-UCLA School on WheelsLos Angeles
-UCLA Sigma Alpha MuLos Angeles
-UCLA Theta TauMacArthur Park
-UCLA Volunteer CenterLos Angeles
-UCSD AlumniLos Angeles
-Umu Igbo Unite - Los AngelesMagnolia
-UNICEF at UCLALos Angeles
-UNICEF Santa MonicaPoliti
-University Catholic Center at UCLAEsperanza, Los Angeles
-University of Miami Alumni Association- Los AngelesMacArthur Park, Magnolia
-University of Michigan Club - Los AngelesMagnolia
-University of Rochester Alumni Los Angeles NetworkPoliti
-University of South Alabama SoCal Alumni ChapterPoliti
-USC Beta Alpha PsiMagnolia
-USC Circle K InternationalMagnolia
-USC Friends and Neighbors Day Magnolia
-USC HelenesMagnolia
-USC LDSSAMagnolia
-USC Red CrossGratts
-USC Sigma Gamma RhoMagnolia
-Warby ParkerAlta Loma
-Westside Cal Alumni ClubEsperanza
-Whittier CollegeLos Angeles
-Wilshire Rotary Club of Los AngelesLos Angeles
-World Market EXPRESS TeamMagnolia
-Yale in HollywoodMacArthur Park
-Yale UniversityGratts, Politi