• The Reading Connection The Reading Connection


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Mission Statement

The Reading Connection improves the lives of at-risk kids and families in metro Washington, DC, by using the magic of books to inspire a passion to learn.


The Reading Connection's programs start with the enjoyment kids and adults can have reading books aloud. That books can be fun may be a surprise to a kid who has never been read to outside of school and has no books of his own. The Reading Connection provides fun, reading experiences for at-risk kids and provides free books for kids to keep.

Volunteers also help with book mailing preparation, fundraising, special events, organizing book drives and website maintenance.




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Average Review 2 reviews

Would you recommend The Reading Connection?

by Kara B. (2013-12-13 05:10:06.0)
So far I have only attended orientation with this group but I am so excited to start working with them! The staff is wonderfula nd the training was great. I have already referred a few like minded friends to the organization. I would recommend it to anyone with a desire to effect cahnge in who our at-risk youth views reading.
by Katherine H. (2013-01-24 13:44:41.0)
The Reading Connection is a great organization with helpful, dedicated, and engaged staff members and group of volunteers. They have a great selection of books from which to choose for reading to kids of all ages. It's such a rewarding and fun experience!
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