How many struggling readers have we helped so far?

By Chelsea Boniak | November 16, 2018

Our 2018 Matching Fund Campaign Is At the Midway Point

As we embarked on our 4th Matching Fund Campaign, we set a high bar.

A struggling reader learns to love reading.

Bring the joy of learning to many more struggling readers and math students.

Our goal? To say “Yes!” to hundreds of more 2nd grade children struggling with grade-level math and reading.

Here we are at the midway point, and we are grateful, and humbled, by your response. Where do we stand?

So far, we have raised a total of $26,000! Your generous donations, matched by several major donors, have helped us to say “Yes” to 35 students to receive an entire year of individualized math and reading support.

We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped us make it this far.

But we have a ways to go.

Help us say “Yes” to many more struggling readers!

We have donors willing to match up to $50,000 more in donations. That will enable us to say “Yes” to 130 more students! But to do so, it is crucial that our volunteers receive the support and resources they need to succeed.

Any donation between now and November 30th will help us meet our goal. That means a $375 donation today will let us say “Yes” to a struggling 2nd grade student like Dominic, who is already significantly behind in reading and math.

Your gift will help him catch up to his classmates this year, and substantially improve his ability to be successful in school for many years to come

Better yet, if your company participates in employee match, you can triple the impact of your individual gift. Learn more using the company match search tool on our Donate page.

Thank you for whatever you can do to help us tackle the education crisis.

All Matching Fund donations must be received by November 30th.

Thank you for helping a struggling reader like Dominic develop crucial academic skills and personal confidence. That’s how we can overcome the academic crisis.

YES, I CAN help a struggling reader or math student. Let’s talk!

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