Literacy Programs for Children

 
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 1 donation
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Matching funds just released!
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Microsoft has just released another $175,000 in matching funds! Don’t forget to give online today to double your impact on early child literacy. Together we can help more children succeed across the country through the simple joy of sharing books. Remember Gifts for Good purchases will be matched like any other...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    A day to give back - #GivingTuesday is today!
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Raising A Reader helps children develop a love of books right from the start. With a 100% Microsoft match on all #GivingTuesday donations, don’t forget to give online today to double your impact on early child literacy. Together we can help more children succeed across the nation through the simple joy of sharing...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Happy Thanksgiving!!
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    From all of us at Raising A Reader we hope you had a very happy Thanksgiving! We think of all the children sharing books with their families this holiday season and feel so grateful for your support of under-served children and families across the country.   Don’t forget to give back on #GivingTuesday On...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Gifts for Good & Giving Tuesday
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Holiday shopping with Raising A Reader that supports child literacy all at the same time! Raising A Reader books are selected from publishers around the world to ensure high quality and durability. We pride ourselves on providing children’s books that are both a window to unknown worlds and a mirror in which they can...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 3 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Mathew and his little red bag
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Recently Mathew’s family from Kern County wrote to tell us how important Raising A Reader has been in helping him get excited about reading and sharing books together. “Mathew gets really excited when he gets to take home his red book bag every week with different books. He doesn’t even wait to get them...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    A Special Family Moment
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Earlier this year we heard from a mother at Avery County Smart Start in North Carolina. Her daughter had no interest in reading. In fact, if her Mom pulled out a book to read the little girl would take it and put it right back on the shelf. In August, having participated in Raising A Reader for a few months, the little...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    STEM: Raising A Reader With Science Technology Engineering & Math
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    If you have been following the headlines lately you will know that Engineering, Computing and Math majors are amongst the top earners for American college graduates, closely followed by Science. You will also know that these innovative professions are sadly lacking in diversity and are still out of reach for many minority...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 3 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    "Through Raising A Reader, I learned how to be with my kids"
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    That statement came from a Mom in Pheonix, Arizona. She was part of a Southwest Human Development initiative to target illiteracy and deliver Raising A Reader right where it was absolutely needed most.  Since you joined us with your generous support we have told you a lot about Raising A Reader for Elementary...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 3 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Raising readers from California to Illinois! What's new in 2014
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    A special welcome to our new supporters! We are so excited to share our latest news with you. Every few months we will let you know what we are doing with your commitment. This month as summer ends and school starts up again hundreds of thousands of children across the country are receiving their red Raising A Reader book...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 1 donation
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 12 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Double Your Impact today!
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Today Only! Microsoft is matching all donations made to Literacy Programs for Children. Today you can Double Your Impact on early childhood literacy and continue to provide children all over the country access to the joys of reading. This offer applies to any gift made after 9am PDT (12noon EDT) at Literacy...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Just One Day to Double Your Impact
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Tomorrow, for just one day, Microsoft and GlobalGiving will double your impact by matching all gifts made to Literacy Programs for Children Just $35 enables a child to continue in our program for 1 year; $100 enrolls a brand new child in a new program. Tomorrow we can double those numbers! By doubling your gift we can...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Blue Bags, Book Sharing and a Summer visit from the Baltimore Mayor
    By - Olivia Jones, Senior Manager - National Strategic Partnerships, Raising A Reader
    Here at Raising A Reader the weeks leading up to summer mean one very special thing – it’s time for kids to graduate from the Raising A Reader program! This is always a very special time of year and involves thousands of events across the country. At each event, children receive a Raising A Reader blue library...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 4 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    The Next Million Readers
    By - Raquel Espana - Strategic Partnership Manager
    Raising A Reader had a successful programming year in 2013! The program saw significant expansion as we added new affiliates and grew our School Age program. There was also an increase in the diversity of participating children and sites. Every day that a Raising A Reader bag filled with books is in the home of a child, a...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 3 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 3 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 4 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    15 Years of Reading
    By - Raquel Espana - Strategic Partnership Manager
    As 2014 begins, Raising A Reader is celebrating 15 years of building, practicing and sustaining home literacy habits for children and their families.   Over the years, Raising A Reader has heard from programs across the country about the impact of the program on children and families. Quotes from the archives...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 624 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Fall is in the Air
    By - Raquel Espana - Strategic Partnership Manager
    Fall is in the air and book bags full of high-quality children’s literature are going home with families across the country. Beyond simply creating shared reading habits, Raising A Reader has the ability to transform lives. A father recently was introduced to Raising A Reader after reluctantly joining a...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Back to School with Raising A Reader!
    By - Raquel Espana - Strategic Partnership Manager
    Across the country, Raising A Reader sites are beginning their book bag rotations and introducing quality children’s literature to families. After serving our millionth child last year, we are excited to see our programs remain strong and in many cases expand throughout the country. Over the 2013-2014 year, Raising A...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Your Support Is Making a Huge Impact!
    By - Angela Bush - Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships
    It has certainly been a busy year for Raising A Reader! We have been working throughout the country to launch Raising A Reader programs that will be serving 20,000 new children through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. We have launched special "Innovation" projects that are offering children and families...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Raising A Reader sprinted out of the gate in 2013
    By - Beth Sears - Project Leader
    Raising A Reader sprinted out of the gate in 2013! We opened an east coast office in Baltimore to serve the 20,000 children who will be added to the RAR program as a result of a multi-year grant from the Department of Education. Also, we’ve hit some new milestones for our By the Numbers tally. We have: Now served...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Raising A Reader Wrap Up
    By - Beth Sears - Project Leader
    Imagine a principal in a low income community had to open his school library on Saturdays because parents were so excited to share books with their children.  Imagine a subsidized housing community of immigrants became so excited about sharing books with young children that they created their own library in the laundry...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has received 66 donations
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Update from Raising A Reader
    By - Beth Sears - Project Leader
    We are delighted to share with our GlobalGiving supporters that Raising A Reader has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as an evidence-based, innovative approach to literacy in the form or our first federal grant! Funded under the Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) Program, Raising A Reader was...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Literacy Programs for Children posted a progress report
    Making progress
    By - Simin Hailu - Project Leader
    Dear Friends, With only a few months left in 2012, we wanted to take a moment to update you on Raising A Reader's progress with our Global Giving project. Thanks to a matching gift from a generous donor, we have raised $5,130, allowing us to provide books, materials, parent training, and library connections for over...
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Literacy Programs for Children has made updates to their project page.
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Organization

Raising A Reader

Redwood City, CA, United States
http://www.raisingareader.org/

Project Leader

Olivia Jones

Redwood City, California United States

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