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May 2023 Reading Club Recap for All Schools
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Thanks so much to everyone who helped us read and give books to 280 children in May 2023!
These 179 volunteers made the reading clubs a big success!
Name School Role(s)
Acevedo, CaitlynMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Aggarwal, PriyaAlta Loma   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Altman, DanielWhite   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Alvarez-Mena, PeanutLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Anderson, BernadetteMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Anton, PamelaAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Arnold, DevynWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Arrizon, Tony-ElyWhite   Site Operations Helper
Avalos, Karla Esperanza   4th Grade Reader
Axe, JasonGratts   Site Operations Helper
Aylor, DrewLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Badii, ZachariahPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Bakkar, ErikaPoliti   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Barron, KristiGratts   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Baumgartner, SteveGratts   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Bensimon, DavidGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Benya, BenWhite   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Berger, SusanPoliti   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Bergey, PatriciaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Bernarding, MichelleMagnolia   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Berryman, BrittanyEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Boyd, CatherineLos Angeles   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Brady, DaletPoliti   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Bravo, OmarMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Brown, PatrickEsperanza   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Brummer, StephanieLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Butler, BrittanyMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Callahan, DavidWhite   Site Coordinator
Camargo, NestorGratts   4th Grade Reader
Chamorro, AndreasAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Chang, CadenceAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Chapman, JanetMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Chatham, KimLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Cheung, GinnyGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Chin, Ka (Donna)Politi   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Chittenden, RussellGratts   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Chiu, ShaniceMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Chong, JessicaMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Chow, AoifeMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Chung, PaulLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Clark, JenniferMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Coombs, RobertMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Cruz, DiegoMacArthur Park   Site Operations Helper
Currin, DanielleAlta Loma   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Dandridge, YmaMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Darzentas, PyaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Deleon, JuliaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Diez, LaurenWhite   5th Grade Reader
Diggins, ChipMagnolia   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Doherty, CollinAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Dorfman, SethLos Angeles   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Dove, Justin Gratts   Kindergarten Reader
Duman, KimberlyEsperanza   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Dunning, JessicaWhite   Site Coordinator
Eichhorst, DexterLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Escudero, Irianeli Politi   Kindergarten Reader
Ezuma, TiffanyMacArthur Park   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Fanter, CrawfordPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Fatkin, SarahEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Favarisova, DianaAlta Loma   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Feinstein, RobertMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Flood, KathleenMacArthur Park   Training Coordinator and 1st Grade Reader
Flowers, MelanieGratts   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Forbes, TaylorMacArthur Park   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Ford, ChristinaGratts   Kindergarten Reader
Garcia , Kyla Esperanza   1st Grade Reader
Golub, JuliaWhite   4th Grade Reader
Grannis, JenniferGratts   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Gray, JaimiMagnolia   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Green, KarenLos Angeles   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Greene, NathanielMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Greengard, GloriaEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Hebert, JesseWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Heinzman, PaulMacArthur Park   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Hendrickson, JenniferLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Henkin, BruceWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Hernandez, EdgarMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Hernandez, JimmyAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Hickey, DavidEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Holguin, ElizabethPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Hong, JeremyAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Horn, HeatherPoliti   Site Coordinator
Horta, PaolaPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Hunt, ThomasMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Ibarra-Ortiz, MarlenGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Jiang, JunEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Jimenez, TaniaGratts   5th Grade Reader
Jones, AnnaWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Keenan, TeigMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Kemper, ReganMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Kemper, ScottMagnolia   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Kline, ElizabethWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Ko, SueAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Kuhn, LaurenEsperanza   Site Operations Helper
Landaverde, KarenMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Lantero, AustinLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Lee, JessicaPoliti   Site Coordinator
Lemieux, LaurenAlta Loma   Training Coordinator and 2nd Grade Reader
Leung, MaggieEsperanza   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Levendorf, ErinLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Lorant, AnnettePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Lowe, JolieMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Lung, Yu-ChenAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Luttrell, ChrisWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Madigan, GracePoliti   1st Grade Reader
Mair, LindsayLos Angeles   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Marcelin, JadeMacArthur Park   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Marshall, MarcusMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Martin, ChristopherLos Angeles   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Mas, JaimeMacArthur Park   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Mason, MaryMagnolia   1st Grade GLC and Reader
May, MarkEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Mendoza, DeliaMagnolia   Site Operations Helper
Montes, CynthiaPoliti   Site Coordinator
Munley, RebeccaPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Nguyen, HuyAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Nolan, JackieMagnolia   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Nolan, MadeleineWhite   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Nolan, PatrickMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Olson, JamiLos Angeles   Food Runner and 3rd Grade Reader
Orchard, CarriePoliti   Training Coordinator and 1st Grade Reader
Orchard, CharlieWhite   Site Operations Helper
Ortiz, MarkWhite   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Ostiller, CathyEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Ostroff, JacobMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Oyeneyin, SandraWhite   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Partida, PatMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Perez, DaisyAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Picozzi, MarissaEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Power, KaleaLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Provatakis, JulianaWhite   Kindergarten Reader
Ramirez-Adams, MariaWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Rendon, AngelPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Reynaert, CristineAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Richardson, ReginaMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Richman, LizWhite   Kindergarten Reader
Rickard, DavidEsperanza   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Robinson, TaneaAlta Loma   Site Operations Helper
Rodriguez Coe, YancyLos Angeles   Site Operations Helper
Rubio, MarielAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Rugo, CarolineGratts   4th Grade Reader
Safari, NegarAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Sanchez, Elsa E.MacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Sandersfeld, EmilyLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Sanderson, TinaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Scholz, RosaleePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Selvage III, PrinceWhite   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Sheth, LajjaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Shulse, JuliePoliti   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Smith, JenGratts   Site Coordinator
Solis, MarcoEsperanza   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
St. Onge, KianaPoliti   5th Grade Reader
Stevenson, SoniaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Stoessl, HaleyWhite   5th Grade Reader
Stroman, BrandonMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Suntwanuparp, StephanieEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Swanson, NoelleLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Taylor, SteveEsperanza   Training Coordinator and 5th Grade Reader
Tejeda, CitlaliAlta Loma   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Terrazas, KimberlyLos Angeles   Training Coordinator and 1st Grade Reader
Trejo Phoenix, BurgandiAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Turner, ToriaWhite   1st Grade Reader
Vergara Najar, JuanAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Vialpando, GloriaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Victor, JodieAlta Loma   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Vogel, LindaMagnolia   Operations Reader
Wahl, LoreliWhite   4th Grade Reader
Webb, JanetWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Werlin, CarolineGratts   1st Grade Reader
Werlin, LeslieGratts   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Willis, StephanieAlta Loma   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Wilson, KoriGratts   Site Coordinator
Wodka, AdamMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Wong, DianaMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Woo, JinLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Wu, HelenEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Youn, AnnaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Zamakhovski, DaniellePoliti   4th Grade Reader
Zelin, JasonLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
May 2023 Participation Summary
School Children Volunteers
Alta Loma 19 23
Esperanza 35 19
Gratts 45 18
Los Angeles 60 23
MacArthur Park 27 28
Magnolia 35 22
Politi 29 21
White 30 25
Grand Total 280 179
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 Participating Groups
-20-Something Ladies SocialPoliti
-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
-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 Alpha Phi Omega Rho Gamma ChapterMagnolia
-CSUN Sigma Alpha ZetaMacArthur Park
-Delta Sigma PiWhite
-Disney VoluntEARSMagnolia
-ECHO at UCLAMagnolia
-FOX GivesMagnolia
-Gay for GoodGratts
-genKP DowneyMacArthur Park
-genKP PasadenaGratts
-GoogleServeMacArthur Park
-Hermanas Unidas de Long BeachPoliti
-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
-LACBA BYA Pro Bono CommitteeMacArthur 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 ClubEsperanza
-Meetup.comAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, Magnolia, Politi, White
-Middle Way LAMagnolia
-MIT Club of Southern CaliforniaPoliti
-My Own 2 HandsMacArthur Park
-New Life HouseMagnolia
-Notre Dame Club of Los AngelesMacArthur Park
-NU Club of LAMagnolia
-NYU LAMacArthur Park
-Occidental Greek CouncilEsperanza
-Ole LA: UCSB Young Alumni Group of Los Angeles Los Angeles
-Order of the Eastern Star, PHRA, State of CALos 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 & FlowGratts
-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 TekLos Angeles
-Texas Exes Los Angeles ChapterMagnolia
-The Positivity ProjectMagnolia
-Toay ProductionsMagnolia
-TOLA VolunteersPoliti
-Tuesdays at Nine (Naked Angels)MacArthur Park
-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 FISHLos Angeles
-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 Lambda Rho SororityMagnolia
-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 DayMagnolia
-USC HelenesMagnolia
-USC LDSSAMagnolia
-USC Red CrossGratts
-USC Sigma Gamma RhoMagnolia
-Westside Cal Alumni ClubEsperanza
-Whittier CollegeLos Angeles
-Wilshire Rotary Club of Los AngelesLos Angeles
-World Market EXPRESS TeamMagnolia
-Yale UniversityGratts, Politi