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By Lori Cothrun During National Library Week, literacy-themed clothing company Out of Print dedicated 10% of their sales to Kids Need to Read and raised an incredible $1,575 in order to fund a library in need.  National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country […]

By Denise Gary Photo by Denise Gary Whenever I visit with young children on behalf of Kids Need to Read, one thing is always strikingly apparent—the unbridled love they have for life and the people they encounter. Even the children living under severely challenging conditions are open vessels of love, eager to get along and […]

By Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary Kids Need to Read (KNTR) has enjoyed a terrific year of partnership and support from Pi Beta Phi Phoenix Alumnae Club (PBPPAC)! Throughout the past year, KNTR has been the fortunate recipient of several of the club’s literacy efforts, resulting in books, reading buddies and creative presentations for […]

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 […]

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