End of Year Celebrations!

Thank you to our volunteer readers, program coordinators, teachers and school community for another wonderful school year! Our Read Aloud Mentoring Program would not be possible without your weekly support and efforts. Together, we are continuing to reverse the effects of pandemic learning loss by instilling a love of reading and turning readers into leaders! Our end-of-year celebrations have been a testament to the power of our Read Aloud Mentoring Program.

We can't wait to see you all again in the Fall for another wonderful school year!

Our 2022 Annual Report is here!

We are so excited to share our 2022 Annual Report with you! Please take a moment to read through this impactful report that outlines some of the highlights of 2022, including regional happenings and the supporters who help us make it all happen. THANK YOU to everyone who made 2022 a wonderful year at Read to a Child!

Please click here to read through the report.

Please meet our new board members!

Katharine Beattie

Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP

National Board of Directors

"As a Board member in Greater Boston for more than 10 years I have seen the impact Read to a Child is making in our community. I am honored to be part of such a wonderful organization and my passion for the mission motivated me to become the Boston Board Chair and join the National Board of Directors to bring any resources I can to move the needle forward."

Karen Jones

Former Executive Vice President and Head of Communications for HBO

Greater Los Angeles Board of Advisors 

“I am excited to join Read to a Child’s efforts to spread the power of literacy through mentoring,” said Karen Jones. “As a second-generation Los Angeles native and a product of LA’s public education system, I am forever indebted to the educators who inspired my lifelong love of reading and storytelling.”

Rebecca Rydzik

Tax Senior Manager at


Greater Boston Board of Advisors

" Volunteering as a reading mentor is one of the best parts of my week. It is a simple program that makes a big impact on the lives of the participating students. I am inspired by the work being done and have joined the Regional Board to continue to do my part in spreading the love of reading to more students in Boston."

Funding Highlights

Read to a Child would like to thank the following partners for supporting the Read Aloud Mentoring Program by providing vital funding this spring. Your generous contributions allow us to continue to grow and provide high quality programming throughout the country.

TJX Foundation $85k (Boston)

Liberty Mutual $35k (Boston)  

Capital Group $54k (LA)

Travelers Foundation $68k (CT)

City of Hartford $40k (CT)

Boston, thank you for joining us at Trivia Night!

We had a great time at our Greater Boston Team Trivia Night on Wednesday, June 7! The night was filled with friendly competition for a great cause.

Thank you to all those who attended, and to our amazing corporate sponsors for making it all possible. With your support we raised $22,000 to benefit our Read Aloud Mentoring Program in Boston.

Congratulations to the winning team, "Sam's Friends," for taking home the coveted trophy!

In honor of National Reading Month we raised over $150,000!!!

We want to thank everyone who supported Read to a Child during our Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader Online Campaign in March. With your help we raised over $150,000 to support the Read Aloud Mentoring Program nationwide! Your support will allow us to continue growing our Read Aloud Mentoring Program in under-resourced communities by providing even more students with the support they need as we work to reverse the devastating effects of pandemic learning loss.

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