By Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary Kids Need to Read has been blessed by a wonderful partnership with Pi Beta Phi Phoenix Alumnae Club over the past three years, which has resulted in the provision of books and literacy programs for disadvantaged children in the Phoenix area, as well as nationally. Here are our most recent activities […]

By Nacole Vickery and Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary and Lori Cothrun Kids Need to Read was excited to celebrate its partnership with Mesa Arts Center by participating in two of their recent events: Educator Preview Night and the 2016 Season Kickoff. This is KNTR’s fourth year to provide books for the center’s ProjectLit […]

By Nacole Vickery Photographs by Will Shoemaker, Gloria Nguyen-Chambers, Shelby McBride, and Gary Mlodzik We were thrilled to see KNTR Board Member and Grow Your Library Director Gary Mlodzik honored by Cox Communications for his volunteer work in this 30-second video! Kids Need to Read was also fortunate to receive a $1,000 contribution from the company as […]

By Nacole Vickery, Denise Gary and Eric Pierpoint Photographs by Haniyyah Jones Earlier this year we caught up with our partner, actor/author Eric Pierpoint, after his second visit to 107th Street Elementary School in Los Angeles. Mr. Pierpoint and Kids Need to Read regularly team up to provide books and author visits free of charge […]

by Nacole Vickery and Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary The Page Coach traveled to the northern part of Arizona for a visit to the Navajo Nation Fair during their Kids Day, giving over 4,000 books to children at the event! It also happened to be International Literacy Day and we had an absolutely stupendous […]

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