Volunteering to read with a child makes a lifelong impact — in their life and yours.
“My favorite part about being a reading buddy is the smiles and happiness illuminating from the kid's faces”Jason HarlenVolunteer
“Literacy is important to me because it will be used for the rest of your life! If you could build a good foundation (and hopefully LOVE) of reading, it will set up the child for a better future.”TatyanaScoda
“My favorite thing about being a reading buddy is getting to see the kids and see them grow”Alexis ReedyVolunteer
“My favorite part about being a reading buddy is seeing the kids each week. At the beginning of each lesson I always take the time to ask them how their weekend was or if anything exciting is going in school that day”Chole KramerVolunteer
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