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Raising A Reader

Org #5202
Vetted since 2010 Site Visit Verified
1999
year founded
$229,060
raised on GlobalGiving
11
years fundraising
10
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Raising A Reader has grown from a local early childhood literacy and family engagement program in California founded in 1999 to a national force that serves over 150,000 children and families annually across 36 states. We collaborate with over 285 Affiliate partners that administer RAR at 3,000 diverse implementation sites including schools, agencies, children and family-focused organizations, churches, migrant and Native American groups, libraries, and even corporations that offer RAR as an employee benefit. Through our national network of Affiliate organizations, Raising A Reader builds the capacity of local partners to engage their families in gaining the skills and resources necessary to... read more

Project Leaders
Jennifer Ford
Jennifer Ford
Shelly Coulter
Shelly Coulter
Noelle Colomé
Noelle Colomé
Team
Michelle Torgerson, Rebecca Armstrong, Jennifer Ford, Michelle Hyman, Noelle Colome, Lizzie Horner
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:

Jun 13, 2022
Raising A Reader Beats the Summer Slide
Raising A Reader Beats the Summer Slide.  Thanks to support like yours, we helped bring Raising A Reader to 150,000 children and families across 36 states during the school...
Jun 7, 2022
Beat the Summer Slide with Raising A Reader
Raising A Reader Beats the Summer Slide.  Thanks to support like yours, we helped bring Raising A Reader to 150,000 children and families across 36 states during the school year. Our programs...
Feb 24, 2022
Year in Review and at Look at 2022
Year In Review and a Look at 2022 Children are back at school in person and Raising A Reader (RAR) and our generous donors like you helped get them there, ready for success.  Throughout last...
 
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