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Happy August! A vote for you :)

Every year, thousands of kids start school with no books in the classroom, poor school libraries, and no books of their own. Reader to Reader gives out hundreds of thousands of books to under-resourced schools, libraries and children, but the need is especially strong at the start of the school year. They need YOUR help to get books into the hands of children who truly need the power of reading in their lives.

Please consider giving what you can to this important cause. If you can't give now, join the team and spread the word!
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June vote for you!

The summer is here, and school is out! But even though students are enjoying the sun, we're still working hard to bring resources to low-income schools, libraries, and communities. Reader to Reader's work doesn't stop with the school year, and becomes even more important. More than half of the achievement gap between lower- and higher-income youth comes from unequal access to summer learning opportunities. Low-income kids can lose up to two months of reading ability over the summer, while middle-class children make slight gains. Now more than ever it is essential that books are available to low-income children. Help us make this possible with your support today.

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A spring vote for you!

With all the headlines screaming disaster and heartache, it's easy to get disheartened. Reader to Reader has supported schools damaged by tornadoes, public libraries devastated by flooding, and communities deeply affected by local tragedy. But each day we see examples of how much good is out there. That goodness is not always in the headlines. Sometimes, it's tucked quietly away, but it's there, and is the very reason we do this work--to bring books and other resources to the next generation that so richly deserves them.

Reader to Reader needs your help to get books in the hands of children across the country. Will you donate or join our team? Your support makes a difference!

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An early Valentine's Day vote for you! If you have a second, would you check out our new project, WriteMe? It's launching a writing competition and library program for students in Zimbabwe. crowdrise.com/writeme Thanks for all your support!

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Happy January vote! Wishing you and your projects the very best this year.
On Thanksgiving Day 2012, someone broke in to Hopi Mission School in Kykotsmovi Village, AZ and stole all their laptops. Without them, students have little access to technology, research, Internet and essential learning tools. No one deserves to lose learning opportunities and resources because of someone else's hurtful actions.
Reader to Reader is raising funds to not only replace these computers, but to keep them safe in a locking cart and prevent any future theft. If you can, please help me support the children of Hopi Mission School today. If you donate $17 or more, Crowdrise will automatically enter you for a raffle to get a $100 donation to your cause (and a $100 Roozt gift card!)
Join our team and spread the word! http://www.crowdrise.com/HopiMissionSchool/fundraiser/katlibby
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Sending you a HUGE vote and hope you have a fantastic fundraising year! xo
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Glen Hansard
Dublin, Ireland
CROWDRISING SINCE: Feb 28, 2010
Stuff About Me:
Hello there friends

My name is Glen and thanks for visiting my Crowdrise page.

This is an opportunity to all come together and do something meaningful for others.

Last year I was in Kenya and had a fantastic experience. I spent the whole time with the Maasai people of the Kuku community in the Chyulu Hills. They opened their hearts and home to me and showed me all the wonders of their intense lifestyle and beautiful landscape. They introduced me to the wonderful effort they are making to preserve both their environment and their culture.

I want to do something to help their effort and I need your help.

Please check out my project listed below and help me get these wonderful Maasai people a truck that they desperately need to support their work.

I've been touring around playing the Swell Season's new record. We are going to be playing a few upcoming benefit shows to help raise funds for the truck and also awareness for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, which my friend Edward Norton is involved with.

Please check it all out.

Giving feels good. Join me.

Thanks

Glen
Hansard

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Maasai villagers need a truck

Maasai villagers need a truck

Amount Raised:

$57,658

 

115% Raised of $50,000 Goal