By Denise Gary Photographs © Robert Gary and Denise Gary Kids Need to Read has received a $1,500 grant award from Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund for use in the expansion of “Reading Revolution,” the groundbreaking literacy program for middle school students produced by Kids Need to Read in partnership with Arizona State University and ASU Preparatory […]

By Denise Gary Photographs © Robert Gary The ability to feel happiness amid the constant adversity of life is what it truly means to be strong. How many of us constantly complain about small problems in our lives? We magnify the tiniest of difficulties, not realizing it is up to each individual to make their […]

By Debbie Brown Sometimes Kids Need to Read has the opportunity to deliver the donations we make to schools and organizations in the Phoenix area.  Our donation to Bethune Elementary yesterday was one of those times. Ms. Eboni Cotton is one of the 1st/2nd grade teachers at Bethune and her story touched our hearts. At […]

By Denise Gary Photographs © Robert Gary Kids Need to Read has received a $2,000 grant award from the John F. Long Foundation for use in the expansion of “Reading Revolution,” the groundbreaking literacy program for middle school students produced by Kids Need to Read in partnership with Arizona State University and ASU Preparatory Academy, […]

Photo by Rex / Rex USA “In memory of Dylan Hockley, victim of Sandy Hook Elementary School. He loved reading.” —donation from Connecticut to Kids Need to Read Peace Packs. Dylan was six years old. This thoughtful donation will be used to encourage peaceful conflict resolution with perhaps the most influential ambassadors of all: books. […]

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