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By Denise Gary Photos © Bruce Matsunaga and Denise Gary What a wonderful partnership Kids Need to Read is enjoying with Arizona Coyotes! The two organizations were introduced by the ever-supportive folks at Phoenix Comicon and since the family friendly hockey club was seeking to support a literacy initiative, everything fell right into place. Arizona […]

May 28–31, 2015 Phoenix Convention Center, Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, and Hyatt Regency Phoenix Phoenix, Arizona KNTR Booth 5078 Kids Need to Read has had the good fortune of being the sponsored charity of Phoenix Comicon for six years! The two organizations enjoy a fruitful partnership with a shared goal—to make reading accessible to all […]

By Denise Gary Kids Need to Read is the honored recipient of a $25,000 grant award from the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation. The funds are national in scope and will be used to implement the READ Together program in poorly funded schools located in low socioeconomic areas of the United States. These schools must […]

by Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary and Lori Cothrun Reading buddies! Kids Need to Read needs lots of “reading buddies” for kindergarten students participating in our national READ Together program this fall! What is a reading buddy? It is a stuffed critter or doll to which a child reads aloud, especially when they have […]

by Denise Gary Photograph © Denise Gary Immediately upon walking into the Quicken Loans office in Scottsdale, Arizona, one is struck by an overwhelming feeling of fun! The bright, multicolored walls slathered with encouraging slogans are only upstaged by the cheerfulness of the staff. Kids Need to Read was the fortunate recipient of the company’s […]

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