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 […]

AHOY, ME HEARTIES! BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES! February 25th and 26th will be Arizona Renaissance Festival‘s Pirates & High Seas Adventures! Ye should be joinin’ Kids Need to Read in celebrating 29 years of sailing the seas with the Arizona Renaissance Festival by bringing your plunder of two (2) *NEW* children’s books to fill the […]

Taking place now through February 5, 2017 We are extremely excited to be raising funds during Birdies for Charity at the Waste Management Phoenix Open! You can help KNTR out enormously by pledging on birdies made during the golf tournament or through a straight donation. Typically, a one cent pledge per birdie results in a […]

This Tuesday is Kids Need to Read’s third annual #GivingTuesday partnership with Highlights for Children! For every magazine subscription ordered on November 29th, Highlights will match with twelve issues of Highlights or High Five for KNTR! Last year, over 36,000 magazines were raised for disadvantaged kids and used in all of our major literacy programs! […]

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