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Kids Need to Read is honored to announce the addition of community fundraiser Gary Mlodzik to the organization’s Board of Directors. Mlodzik has been volunteering regularly with Kids Need to Read since 2013. His support of the organization’s events and literacy programs for children, as well as his fundraising contributions, have been indispensable over the past […]

by Lori Cothrun, Operations Director Photographs © Lori Cothrun and Denise Gary Recently I hopped into my way back machine and was thinking about when I first met Denise Gary.  The previous year she had given me a Kids Need to Read (KNTR) business card and bookmark at Phoenix Comicon.  Though it took me some […]

by Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary The super-kind Ryan Leasure of Ryan Leasure Photography stopped by last week to deliver a spectacular surprise for the new Kids Need to Read office! The gift was a five-feet-long canvas-wrap fine art photograph depicting superheroes reading books in a beautiful library. The titles of the books correlate […]

by Denise Gary Photographs © Bruce Matsunaga, Robert Gary, Eric Fiallos, Joe Abbruscato, Carly Woolley, and Denise Gary The year 2014 was the fifth year Kids Need to Read was honored as the sponsored charity of Phoenix Comicon and when the convention ended, the adjective that filled my head over and over was “beautiful.” This […]

Photograph © Denise Gary Kids Need to Read: Organization 29061 Here is an easy way for shoppers at Fry’s Food Stores to support Kids Need to Read! Simply register your VIP card online and then select Kids Need to Read as your Community Rewards preference (takes mere moments)—KNTR will receive a percentage of $2,000,000 over […]

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