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By Denise Gary Kids Need to Read is the honored recipient of a $2,164 pledge from Mesa United Way to be used toward the READ Together program in the Mesa, Arizona community. Funds dedicated to READ Together are used to implement the program in poorly funded schools located in low socioeconomic areas of the United […]

By Anabel Martinez and Denise Gary What a thrilling grand opening we experienced for our new headquarters at 2450 West Broadway Road, Suite 110 in Mesa, Arizona! The open house and ribbon cutting ceremony—sponsored by Literologie and facilitated by Mesa Chamber of Commerce—was so well attended, and filled with excitement and enthusiasm! We thank everyone […]

Interview by Drew Adams 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 […]

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 […]

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