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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 their inaugural grantees.
Funding from NBAZ Charities is being used in the expansion of the READ Together program at nine schools located in low socioeconomic areas of Arizona. READ Together addresses the systemic barriers to early school and childhood success by providing plentiful resources for at-home and on-campus reading activities, both crucial to building long-term reading achievement.
READ Together’s first year focused on increasing the reading proficiency levels of kindergarten students in seventy classrooms across the nation. In addition to Arizona, other participating schools are located in California, Colorado, Illinois, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia. The program expanded during the 2016–2017 school year to include first grade students at each school, in order to provide participating students and their caregivers with two solid years of daily reading resources and inspiration.
We sincerely thank NBAZ Charities for their dedication to local communities and look forward to continuing to serve the children of Arizona through their organization’s generosity.
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