We will never post without your permission.
We never share your personal information.
Colorado Vincentian Volunteers
Colorado Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc.
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Colorado, Inc.
Colorado Organization For Victim Assistance
Reach Out and Read prepares Colorado’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.
Impact Summary from the Nonprofit The focus of the unique, evidence-based Reach Out and Read program is two-fold. First, the program targets low-income children aged six months to five years. Reach Out and Read is the only program in Colorado capable of reaching nearly all children in this demographic due to its partnerships with health clinics: the setting where low-income children most frequently come in contact with a formal service system. Second, the program focuses on impacting the parents of these children, who often are unaware of the value and importance of reading at an early age.Reach Out and Read is based on a very simple, inexpensive yet highly effective and research based operating model. The three components of the program model are:1)Doctors and medical providers give new books to children ages 6 months through 5 years at each well-child visit. Children keep these books at no cost to the family.2)Doctors advise parents on the importance of reading aloud, and provide them with literacy strategies for all developmental stages during the well-child exam. Doctors engage parents by sharing what children of different ages will do with books: infants explore their world orally and will chew on books, while parents of toddlers are encouraged to create a back-and-forth dialogue around the words and the images.3)Families make reading part of their daily routine. Research shows our families read up to 350 hours with their children prior to kindergarten. The Reach Out and Read program was included in the Campaign for Grade Level Reading as a successful evidenced-based model to help close the “readiness gap,” a disparity in the level of school preparation seen in children from low-income families.Reach Out and Read Colorado now distributes 157,000 books annually to 86,000 children annually while providing the family with a "reading prescription".Reach Out and Read Colorado plans to expand the program to serve an additional 10,000 children in 2013.
San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group Inc - Colorado State Grange Patrons Of Husbandry - Discover Goodwill Foundation Of Southern & Western Colorado - Care And Share, Inc. - Christian Reformed Church Of Alamosa Colorado
Create a fundraising page for REACH OUT AND READ COLORADO here
DonationTo enables anyone to create their own donation page. Keep 100% of all donations collected and avoid credit card fees. No technical skill is required, only takes a few moments to create your page and start accepting donations. All donations are immediately direct deposited into your WePay or PayPal account, start today! View our crowdfunding success stories. Learn more about online fundraising.
At DonationTo.com our number 1 goal is to ensure your cause or charity keeps 100% of donations collected. We are a leading provider of an online fundraising tool. Today we are revolutionizing how people connect with and give to charities online and, unlike other platforms, pass 100% of what you give, or raise to charities without taking a percentage and avoiding credit card fees. Charities and causes lose over an estimated $750 million a year in fees. By using DonationTo to crowdfund and raise money online your donations raised go directly to you and your cause.
DonationTo has created a community of crowdfunding stories, tips and techniques for years. The experts in fundraising, DonationTo has shared years of success and strategies to help everyone to do better crowdfunding. This has ranged from medical fundraising, memorial donations, supporting animal shelters, medical aid to those who lost homes during natural disasters and many more. To learn more visit the DonationTo blog and learn the lastest tips, tricks to leverage your social network and hit your fundraising goal faster.