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Kids Need to Read is honored to announce the addition of Marketing and PR Coordinator Drew Adams to the organization’s Board of Directors. Adams has been volunteering regularly with Kids Need to Read since 2014, most notably by producing the organization’s monthly e-newsletter and managing the KNTR LinkedIn page. He can often be found volunteering […]

By Gary Mlodzik Photographs by Gary Mlodzik When I’ve nothing to occupy my mind or my hands, I resort to mischief. If I’d just had more books, I’d never have bothered with alcohol, drugs or pranks. I would read on any subject as I yearn for a more industrious, exciting life. —Paraphrased from Darker Still: […]

By Denise Gary Photographs by Bruce Matsunaga, Robert Gary, Shelby McBride, and Denise Gary Everyone [at the Kids Need to Read booth] was so enthusiastic and helpful. This is a great charity and I felt the people cared immensely about helping kids. —Phoenix Comicon attendee Phoenix Comicon 2016 resulted in a record-shattering $64,000 for Kids […]

June 2-5, 2016 Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Phoenix KNTR Booth 1078 This is Kids Need to Read’s seventh year as the sponsored charity of Phoenix Comicon! It is an honor to continue to serve as one of the convention’s major avenues of community service, providing much-needed reading resources and literacy programs for disadvantaged […]

By Denise Gary Photos by Shelby McBride, Arizona Coyotes, Bruce Matsunaga, Robert Gary, and Sarah Zelhart Kids Need to Read has enjoyed its second year of partnership with the Arizona Coyotes Hockey Club and what an exciting year it has been! Not only has KNTR benefited from an Arizona Coyotes Foundation 50/50 game raffle, several […]

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