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Raising A Reader

Org #5202
Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1999
year founded
$581,794
raised on GlobalGiving
13
years fundraising
10
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Overview: Raising a Reader is a national nonprofit that partners with parents and educators to create brighter futures for children by strengthening family bonds. Family engagement is at the core of what we do. Our evidence-based programs help caring adults set their children up for success by creating shared reading routines, fostering social emotional learning, healthy family relationships and learning skills needed to thrive in school and beyond. Through easy-to-use, multilingual materials and diverse stories, we meet families where they are and make shared reading more engaging and accessible for all children. Vision: Every child has the family support and reading skills they need t... read more

Project Leaders
Jennifer Ford
Jennifer Ford
Shelly Coulter
Shelly Coulter
Noelle Colomé
Noelle Colomé
Team
Michelle Torgerson, Rebecca Chrystal, Jennifer Ford, Michelle Hyman, Noelle Colome, Lizzie Horner, Jonathan Thornton
Organization Information
489 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
United States
6504890550
Organization Information
489 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
United States
6504890550

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

2023 Year In Review

By Noelle Colome | Director, Development

Dear Friends,  The results are in! Raising a Reader made a big impact on families participating in our programs this year.  100% of families agreed that Raising a Reader helped them... Read the full report ›

2023 Year In Review

By Noelle Colome | Director, Development

Dear Friends,   The results are in! Raising a Reader made a big impact on families participating in our programs this year.   100% of families agreed that... Read the full report ›

It's Back to School Season!

By Noelle Colome | Director, Development

It’s back to school season and we have exciting news to share! We are thrilled to announce that Raising a Reader has been nominated for the Charity Navigator Community Choice Awards. The... Read the full report ›
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