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Raising A Reader

Org #5202
Vetted since 2010 Site Visit Verified
1999
year founded
$175,818
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
10
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Raising A Reader (RAR) is a national nonprofit in 37 states and in over 3,100 sites nationwide dedicated to helping families with learners from birth to age eight develop, practice, and maintain home literacy habits. Since 1999, RAR's evidence-based program has impacted the lives of more than 1.76 million families and assisted caregivers in book sharing practices. RAR, through our national network of Affiliates, builds the capacity of agencies to engage families in gaining skills and resources for at-home literacy routines to enhance school readiness. Furthermore, high-quality family shared reading promotes family bonding, which builds family resiliency and improves overall wellbeing for... read more

Project Leaders
Jennifer Ford
Jennifer Ford
Shelly Coulter
Shelly Coulter
Mikaela Houghton
Mikaela Houghton
Team
Michelle Torgerson, Rebecca Armstrong, Jennifer Ford, Michelle Hyman
Organization Information
489 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
United States
6504890550
Organization Information
489 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
United States
6504890550

Project Reports

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Mar 9, 2021
You've Continued to Support Students - Thank You!
Dear Friend, Raising A Reader (RAR) pursues our mission by building the capacity of local Affiliates to engage families in developing at-home literacy routines. We prioritize children least likely to...
Mar 9, 2021
You've Continued to Support Students - Thank You!
Dear Friend, Raising A Reader (RAR) pursues our mission by building the capacity of local Affiliates to engage families in developing at-home literacy routines. We prioritize children least likely to...
Nov 9, 2020
Thank You for Your Continuous Support!
Dear Friend, Across the nation, many nonprofits have put their communities' needs at the forefront of what they do throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and Raising A Reader is no exception. We have hit...
 
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