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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 […]

By Denise Gary Photos by Bruce Matsunaga and Shelby McBride Oh, the great times we always have at the annual Arizona Renaissance Festival book drive for Kids Need to Read! For six years, the festival has been holding the book-raiser benefiting KNTR during their highly popular Pirate Invasion Weekend and this year, the festival raised […]

Phoenix Comicon is helping to fill The Page Coach with books for disadvantaged children living throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area! Join Phoenix Comicon in a celebration of imagination and the many extraordinary wonders brought to children through reading! The convention is asking supporters to help fill The Page Coach with fantastic books and stuffed reading […]

By Denise Gary Photos by Robert Gary, ECF of Boeing AZ, Penny McDivitt, and Kim OBrien From left to right: Shelby McBride, Denise Gary, Lori Cothrun, and Zachary Fox What a joy it was to pick up The Page Coach decked out in its fun, western-themed wrap designed and installed by A&M Graphics! Building upon […]

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