Philadelphia Reads

Rating: 4.92 stars   13 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Address:

325 Chestnut St. Suite 903 Philadelphia PA 19106 USA

Mission:

To strengthen the literacy skills of Philadelphia’s youngest and neediest school children by providing mentors and resources to in-school, after school and summer programs.

Results:

Book Bank has distributed over 45,ooo children’s books to teachers in the last year. Summer Reads had 24 sites serving 700 children developing literacy skills in a “Growing Peaceful Communities” curriculum. Power Partners has 40 classes of 1st-3rd grade public school children visiting 30 companies weekly for indiviual reading coaching. It serves over 1000 kids with over 1700 corporate volunteers. Reading Olympics is a city-wide competition for students in 4th thru 8th grade which promotes reading and teamwork. Last year there were 1700 students from 91 public, private and parochial schools.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

3800

Geographic areas served:

Philadelphia

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215-279-7450
www.philareads.org

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