Become a Lunchtime Reading Program volunteer

Read to a Child® recruits lunchtime reading volunteers from companies, government groups and other community organizations. Check to see if your company participates in our program. If so, contact your company point person and tell them that you’d like to make a difference by reading aloud to a child.


Become a Corporate or Community Supporter

National partners support Read to a Child® financially and with human resources, funding programs and allowing us to recruit their employees as volunteers in multiple cities. Local organizations can get involved by contacting their nearest Read to a Child® office directly.


Take the Read to a Child® Pledge

No lunchtime reading program in your area? You can still get involved! Take our Read to a Child pledge, find a child and get reading.



Make a Donation to Read to a Child®

You can help us attain our goal of reaching even more children. Individuals and organizations can donate to Read to a Child online by credit card, by mail via check or by phone for stock. For more information, call 781-489-5910. Gifts to Read to a Child, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, are fully deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Spread the Word about Read to a Child®

Spreading the word about Read to a Child will not only match more children with much-needed volunteer readers, it will help raise awareness about the importance of reading, the issues surrounding children’s literacy and the community benefits of mentoring.

Even Buying Books Helps

If you make any purchase through our link below, a percent of your total purchase is donated to Read to a Child®. Why not start with the Read-Aloud Handbook, by Jim Trelease, the book that inspired our founder!

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Would you like to dedicate your next birthday or 5K run in honor of Read to a Child? Create a simple fundraising page through our FirstGiving profile and you can begin to raise money online within minutes.

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