Kids Need to Read sincerely thanks Mr. Joss Whedon for his extremely generous gift to the organization in the amount of $50,000.  The contribution was made as a tribute to Whedon’s friend and colleague, KNTR co-founder Nathan Fillion. Mr. Whedon is a writer, director, and producer of many popular television and film productions, including The […]

Greetings! It has been a thrilling year for Kids Need to Read!  A beautiful new office, enthusiastic new board members, a devoted new employee, exciting new partnerships—the constant stream of positive support for our passion-filled literacy programs goes on unabated.  Over the past seven years, we have provided thousands of high quality reading resources and […]

by Denise Gary Images courtesy Highlights for Children Hidden Pictures—these words conjure up instant recognition among most everyone throughout the generations. The memories of wonderful stories, illustrations, and projects inside the pages of Highlights magazine universally elicit warm and happy feelings. Through the generosity of our partners at Highlights for Children, Kids Need to Read […]

There are many ways you can support Kids Need to Read on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, and throughout the holiday season. Some can be done through your regular shopping, costing nothing extra other than a moment of time. Take a look and please help us out in any way that works best for […]

Kids Need to Read is the privileged beneficiary of the annual Holiday Book Drives at two Barnes & Noble Booksellers locations: Desert Ridge Marketplace and Chandler Fashion Mall. The Holiday Book Drives are the bookseller’s annual program where customers can purchase books to donate to each store’s chosen cause. The Desert Ridge Marketplace location is […]

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