By Denise Gary Photographs by Zachary J. Fox and Gary Mlodzik Toward the last quarter of 2016, Automatic Publishing contacted Kids Need to Read and offered to send a pallet of novels for distribution to the Title I schools we serve. We were thrilled, as the hardcover books included nearly a thousand copies of Hatter […]

By Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary and Lori Cothrun Employees Community Fund of Boeing Arizona (ECF Boeing AZ) has honored Kids Need to Read (KNTR) with a $4,000 grant award to be used to stock The Page Coach with books. The Page Coach is KNTR’s mobile conveyor of literary treasure to children living in […]

By Nacole Vickery Photos by Denise Gary and Nacole Vickery The KNTR elves were busy this holiday season wrapping gifts for donations. We set up our workshop at Barnes & Noble Dana Park Village Square and set about wrapping shoppers’ treasures in festive book paper and comic bows. Children received free copies of Highlights magazine […]

Kids Need to Read is pleased to announce it has received a $1,300 grant from NBAZ Charities for the READ Together program. National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ), the state’s largest full service community bank, founded NBAZ Charities in 2015 and began awarding grants in 2016. Kids Need to Read was much honored to be among […]

By Nacole Vickery Photos by Denise Gary, Shelby McBride, Nacole Vickery, and Teresa Dlouhy Phoenix Fan Fest 2016 was an extraordinary time shared by our staff and volunteers. We love making kids happy and that’s exactly what we set out to do at the event! Not only did we conduct a scavenger hunt all weekend […]

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