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Read to a Child Detroit

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Community Effort
October 19, 2016

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Read to a Child

THE STORY:

Be a hero to a child in need!  Join the fight against illiteracy in Detroit.

In 2015, the National Assessment of Educational Progress revealed that only 27% of fourth grade students in the Detroit Public School District tested at or above basic levels in reading.  And despite the hard work of teachers in schools across Detroit, students are still struggling with literacy and are demanding support…That's where you come in.

If we raise the most funds by October 19th, Read to a Child - Detroit will win $25,000 to provide direct literacy support to hundreds of children in Detroit.

Research shows that reading aloud to children is the single most important activity for eventual success in reading, a key factor for success in school, work, and life. When an adult reads aloud to a child, both parties have a joyful, rewarding experience that instills a love of reading, improves literacy skills, and enhances a child’s self-confidence. Last year, support from friends and family like you allowed Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program to grow at an unprecedented pace, supporting over 1200 students in Detroit, Boston, South Florida, Connecticut and Los Angeles.  

Despite our measurable successes, there are still hundreds of children who struggle with reading across Metro Detroit and we know that we have more work to do.

Please give now and help Read to a Child win $25,000 to mentor children and improve literacy in Detroit

$9,885

MONEY RAISED
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  • Carol and Phil Carra

    $50

  • T7

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Bev and Geoff

    $100

  • Dee Manakis

    $10

  • Andrea G.

     

  • Eileen Bade

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mikie Forberg

    $25

  • Beenish

     

  • Sunny Payton

     

  • Mark Cracchiolo

    $50

  • Mary Canterbury

    $15

  • Carol Severin

    $10

  • Jen Hansen

    $15

  • Christopher DeVos

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Annette Johnson

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Fatima Studebaker

    $25

  • Keonna Evans

    $25

  • Candace Hodge

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Christine Mcfalls

     

  • Mary Ellen

    $20

  • Shaun & Jenny Thurman

     

  • Corinne & Vijay Nair

    $250

  • Tamika Thomas

    $15

  • Melanie (Marino) Ryan

    $50

  • Bill and Holly

    $25

  • Faith Sajdak

     

  • Michelle Simms

    $10

  • Bret Ceriotti

    $25

  • Sara M. Devine

    $100

  • Chuck Thomas

    $25

  • Mike Stockmeyer

    $25

  • Joan and Richard Hall

    $25

  • Denise Hissong

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Melany

    $30

  • Rich Devine

     

  • Nick Grambau

    $25

  • Winston

    $50

  • Steve Bielak

    $150

  • George & Mary Frycek

    $50

  • Matthew Heffner

    $50

  • Fouad Bazzi

    $50

  • Paula

     

  • Rukiya Colvin

    $25

  • Kelly Maurer

     

  • Kimberly Powers

    $25

  • Paxton & Grace

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $1,014.80

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Sally Y.S. Wegher

    $25

  • Brennan Quenneville

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Megan Shipley

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Hilal El Khalil

    $25

  • Matt Sawyer

    $25

  • Nathan Crystal

    $25

  • georgia muraszewski

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Gerielynn Moses

     

  • Geralyn Janssens-Heitchue

     

  • Aleksander Mierucki

    $10

  • Chris Kas-Marogi

     

  • CANDICE JUSTICE

    $20

  • Anonymous

     

  • Sherry Dukic

    $50

  • Bonnie Melcher

    $100

  • Aaron Weller

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Janet Beilharz

     

  • Risea Lawrence

    $25

  • Kelsey Haener

    $10

  • jerry

     

  • Pamela Salman

    $20

  • Maureen Lesko

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Matt Bollitier

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Bernita Flournoy

    $25

  • Kristin Schleicher

     

  • Stanley Ames

    $100

  • Niraj

    $25

  • Heather Novetsky

     

  • Michelle Lane

     

  • Russ Gazdag

    $25

  • Devon "Odab" Odabachian

    $25

  • Arvind Bhosle

    $25

  • Kaela Vronsky

     

  • Breanna Walker

    $10

  • Stefanie

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $15

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40% Raised of $25,000 Goal

The Team: $9,885 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Read to a Child

Amount Raised

$4,885

 

20% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Amber Engine

Amount Raised

$1,510

 

30% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Annie Devine

Amount Raised

$575

 

288% Raised of $200 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael Kumm

Amount Raised

$500

 

100% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

David Walker

Amount Raised

$425

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Anne Rizzo

Amount Raised

$355

Fundraiser Title

Kristin Schleicher

Amount Raised

$260

Fundraiser Title

christine Frandsen

Amount Raised

$255

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $15

11 months ago

Stefanie

Stefanie

DONATION: $25

11 months ago

Breanna Walker

Breanna Walker

DONATION: $10

11 months ago

Kaela Vronsky

Kaela Vronsky

11 months ago

Arvind Bhosle

Arvind Bhosle

DONATION: $25

11 months ago

Devon

Devon "Odab" Odabachian

DONATION: $25

For: Dreams 11 months ago

Russ Gazdag

Russ Gazdag

DONATION: $25

11 months ago

Michelle Lane

Michelle Lane

11 months ago

Heather Novetsky

Heather Novetsky

11 months ago

Niraj

Niraj

DONATION: $25

11 months ago