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Read Me A Story

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THE STORY:

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ALL children have amazing potential! The Read Me A Story campaign will allow children from low-income communities to reach their potential by providing 88 storytimes and 440 books  to Head Start sites in Van Nuys. $10 will buy two books, $25 will buy 5 books and $60 will buy one storytime. Our storytimes allow children to be active participants, emotionally and intellectually, in every story which enables them to share ideas and empathize with others. Each child also receives quality picture books to take home and add to their home library. Reading aloud cultivates life-long literacy and communication skills that develop oral language, positive social interaction, comprehension and a love for reading. According to the National Association for the Education of Young Children, by 3 years of age, there is a 30 million word gap between children from the wealthiest and poorest families. Reading stories to children and discussing the ideas and feelings inherent in them builds the vocabulary and intellectual concepts that create the foundation for success in school and in life. Research shows that children who participate in quality reading programs demonstrate earlier development of language, literacy, and mathematical skills regardless of ethnic or socio-economic background. Studies also prove that children who have rich and varied language experiences, especially if they are second language learners, have an easier time mastering reading and comprehending information. We work with children and their parents to help explore and nourish this potential so that they experience success in school and throughout their lives. Reading to children and discussing ideas and feelings creates the foundation for higher achievement and ensures success and productivity in the 21st century. The Read Me A Story Project is working to make sure all children are prepared to become responsible and creative adults who will be instrumental in developing thriving communities.

$2,380

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Penelope Johnson

    $25

  • Will Clinger

    $15

  • The Stage Girls

    $50

  • Molly McCormac

    $50

  • stace and the girls

    $40

  • Sally and Jim Rogers

    $100

  • Amelia Ceja

    $100

  • Lynn & Ted Dodd

    $100

  • Dan & Alvia Frey

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • cactushotel

    $750

  • Jen and Chris Otterman

    $25

  • Elizabeth

    $60

  • Dianna and Steve Traylor

    $100

  • Bill Clossin

    $25

  • Debbie And Chris

    $60

  • Kristen, Shawn & Owen

    $230

  • Kate, Kenny, Ry, and Murphy

    $100

  • Joan Stevenson

    $50

  • Rosanne

    $250

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The Team: $6,000 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Theresa Amy

Amount Raised

$2,380

Fundraiser Title

Lalaine and Ed Reyes

Amount Raised

$1,455

Fundraiser Title

Flights of Fantasy Story Theater

Amount Raised

$1,105

 

20% Raised of $5,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Margot Rooker

Amount Raised

$810

Fundraiser Title

Vicki Snow`

Amount Raised

$250

Donor Comments

Rosanne

Rosanne

DONATION: $250

Just the best thing you can do for all kids!!!!!!!!! 2 years ago

Joan Stevenson

Joan Stevenson

DONATION: $50

This is such a wonderful cause, good luck , and Thank You Terry, for making me aware of it!! 2 years ago

Kate, Kenny, Ry, and Murphy

Kate, Kenny, Ry, and Murphy

DONATION: $100

Merry Xmas!! 2 years ago

Kristen, Shawn & Owen

Kristen, Shawn & Owen

DONATION: $230

2 years ago

Debbie And Chris

Debbie And Chris

DONATION: $60

2 years ago

Bill Clossin

Bill Clossin

DONATION: $25

In memory of The Mambo. 2 years ago

Dianna and Steve Traylor

Dianna and Steve Traylor

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

DONATION: $60

2 years ago

Jen and Chris Otterman

Jen and Chris Otterman

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

cactushotel

cactushotel

DONATION: $750

In honor and memory of all those who read us books when we were young. 2 years ago