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CEO Paul Lamoureux interviewed by Comcast Newsmakers on reading gaps

November 16, 2022

Read to a Child CEO Paul Lamoureux interviewed with the Greater Boston Comcast Newsmakers. They discussed how critical it is for children to be reading at grade level by the 4th grade. Studies have shown that this benchmark is crucial for a child’s ability to learn and have success in school. Then, Paul Lamoureux discusses how the Read Aloud Mentoring Program is addressing the achievement gap in under-resourced communities, that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated. Below you can watch the interview, or follow the link!

Read to a Child opens the Read Aloud Mentoring Program at the Parkville Community School

November 1, 2022

In October, Read to a Child opened the Read Aloud Mentoring Program at the Parkville Community School in Hartford, CT. Fox 61 reported on our launch and the benefits that the program will bring to the students at Parkville! You can watch the video here!

Read to a Child CEO Paul Lamoureux interviews with The Megacast.

August 22, 2022
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UjYtGcDKkk

CEO Paul Lamoureux spoke with The Megacast in Michigan on August 19th, 2022 about Read to a Child’s work in Metro Detroit, the importance of reading aloud and positive mentoring, and our upcoming national Read to a Child Day on October 20th, 2022! Watch the interview to hear more about Read to a Child’s positive impact on students and volunteers, and to know more about Read to a Child’s future in the Detroit area and nationally!

In 2019, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross reads to students at the Tobin.

July 27, 2022

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How a small nonprofit made in-person mentoring an online success

February 10, 2021

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How pivoting to a virtual program model helped Read to a Child survive the pandemic

February 9, 2021

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Needham, MA seniors get together with kids for lunchtime reading

February 18, 2020

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Inspiring AARP Guest Blog for Read to a Child Hartford

February 14, 2020

Read to a Child Greater Hartford Director Lily Samuels shares the magic of the Lunchtime Reading Program and giving back to the community with AARP Connecticut’s members. Find the Blog Post Here

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Awards Record Amount In Grants To Local Nonprofit Organizations For 2019

December 27, 2019

Find the full article here.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Eva Davis of Winston & Strawn named to 2020 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A

December 16, 2019

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Press Releases

MEDIA ADVISORY: Patriots Tight End Martellus Bennet and Boston Superintendent Chang to Speak at Read to a Child’s Annual Gala in Boston

November 14, 2016

BOSTON – November 14, 2016 – National non-profit literacy and mentoring organization Read to a Child® will host its annual gala at Boston’s Omni Parker House on Thursday November 17th…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin to Join Business Leaders and Philanthropists at Read to a Child Connecticut Fundraiser on October 19

October 11, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Contact: Gina Broadbent Phone: (860) 989-4768 Email: Gina.Broadbent@readtoachild.org HARTFORD, CT (OCTOBER 11, 2016) – Read to a Child® today announced that its second annual Connecticut fundraiser will be held at the…

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Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Rich Hill to Read to Children at Politi Elementary School in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program

August 25, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Read to a Child and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Partner to Highlight the Importance of Improving Children’s Literacy Skills in Closing the Achievement Gap  Los Angeles,…

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Cambridge Mayor Simmons presents Outstanding Volunteer Award to Read to A Child® Mentor

April 15, 2016

For Immediate Release                                                                                         w/photo link Tufts Health Plan employee recognized during National Volunteer Week for 9 years of Outstanding Service Cambridge, MA, April 15, 2016 –During National Volunteer Week, Cambridge Mayor…

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Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh Reads to Children at Adams Elementary in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program

March 24, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang and Eastern Bank President Bob Rivers Participate to Highlight the Value of Non-profit/Corporate Partnerships in Closing Achievement Gap Boston, MA, March,…

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Read to a Child announces the ‘Spark Something Meaningful’ Campaign during National Reading Month

March 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Goal of $100,000 Will ‘Help Kids in Need Love to Read’ Through 6,000 One-on-One Reading Sessions with Caring Adults Nationwide WELLESLEY, MA, March 16, 2016 –…

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Read to a Child® receives “Above and Beyond” Community Partner Award from BNY Mellon

November 2, 2015

For Immediate Release Read to a Child® receives “Above and Beyond” Community Partner Award from BNY Mellon Mayor Marty Walsh, BNY Mellon employees and select non-profits receive BNY Mellon awards…

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Read to a Child Spark Something Meaningful Campaign!

May 1, 2015

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Amelie Ansari Read to a Child 781-489-5910 Amelie.Ansari@readtoachild.org Read to a Child Spark Something Meaningful Campaign! BOSTON, May 1st – 31st, 2015 – National nonprofit literacy…

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Read to a Child Hosts Friends & Family ‘Give Me $5’ Fundraising Campaign!

August 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Amelie Ansari Read to a Child 781-489-5910 Amelie.Ansari@readtoachild.org Read to a Child Hosts Friends & Family ‘Give Me $5’ Fundraising Campaign! BOSTON, August 1st –…

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Greenberg Traurig’s Ian M. Ross Joins South Florida Regional Board of Read to a Child

June 9, 2014

MIAMI (April 25, 2014) – Ian M. Ross, a Shareholder with the Litigation Practice Group at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has joined the South Florida Regional…

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