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THINGS WE READ's Fundraiser:

Strengthening Our Ranks with Things We Read

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THE STORY:

Things We Read was founded by a group of army officers while they were deployed to Iraq in 2011. The group got the book recommendations of famous and interesting people for their soldiers, and provided the books free to their platoons, as a good way to relax during the stressful times overseas.  As it turns out, reading does so much more than just tell a story.  Reading helps develop communication skills, comprehension ability, and provides Soldiers with a mental asylum from the stressors of combat and military duty.

What getting involved and donating will help:

• Improve Soldier quality of life through encouraging a lifetime pursuit of knowledge

• Open free book collections in participating military communities

• Allow TWR to host professional development speaking series

• Help build reading centers in our wounded warrior hospitals

 

Point is: it doesn't matter what you read, but finding something you're interested in and reading about it can be an extremely enriching activity.  So, just read!  We are bridging the civil-military divide with some great books, developing the Citizen-Scholar and the Soldier-Scholar. 

#EnjoyBooksThatMatter #TurnThePage

$1,425

MONEY RAISED
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  • Stephanie DeCarolis

    $10

  • Chris Pavik

    $100

  • Alyssa M

    $100

  • Chris Molaro

    $100

  • Mary Lou DelVecchio

    $50

  • Paul Kunkel

    $100

  • TMac

    $100

  • Eric Yee

    $250

  • craig & lynda brady

    $100

  • Garrison and Shaelynn Haning

    $100

  • Steve Sabba

    $105

  • Kerry Friedewald

    $50

  • Nadi Kassim

    $50

  • Linda Gardner

     

  • Robbie Vocke

    $50

  • Christian and Jessica Gemar, Dallas, TX

    $50

  • ryan anderson

    $10

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18% Raised of$8,000 Goal

The Team: $1,425 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

THINGS WE READ

Amount Raised

$1,325

 

17% Raised of$8,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Terence McElroy

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

ryan anderson

ryan anderson

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Christian and Jessica Gemar, Dallas, TX

Christian and Jessica Gemar, Dallas, TX

DONATION: $50

2 different West Point roommates of mine who were killed in Iraq... 4 years ago

Robbie Vocke

Robbie Vocke

DONATION: $50

Keep up the good work! 4 years ago

Linda Gardner

Linda Gardner

4 years ago

Nadi Kassim

Nadi Kassim

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Kerry Friedewald

Kerry Friedewald

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Steve Sabba

Steve Sabba

DONATION: $105

4 years ago

Garrison and Shaelynn Haning

Garrison and Shaelynn Haning

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

craig & lynda brady

craig & lynda brady

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Eric Yee

Eric Yee

DONATION: $250

4 years ago