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Kids Need to Read is pleased to announce it has received a $25,000 national grant from the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation. This is the second year of funding from the foundation to help expand the READ Together program at nineteen schools located in low socioeconomic areas of the United States. READ Together addresses the […]

One of the not-so-secret ingredients to the success of Kids Need to Read and the work we do is our highly valued team of volunteers. In an effort to show our appreciation and reflect upon their importance, we have interviewed some of the people who help our organization grow, function, and succeed. Today we’re talking […]

Kids Need to Read is honored to announce the addition of Teacher Jessica Payne to the organization’s Board of Directors. Payne has been volunteering regularly with Kids Need to Read for two years, often making stuffed reading buddies to give to children and creating handmade items to raise donations for the organization. She can frequently […]

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: […]

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