How many third graders in the Bay Area can read proficiently?
1 in 3.
How much does a high school drop out cost the state of California?
A child from an under-resourced community unable to read by 3rd grade is 3x less likely to graduate than a peer who can read proficiently.
False. A child from an under-resourced community who struggles with reading is 12x more likely to drop out than a peer who can read.
These statistics point to real children, real families, and real lost opportunities- and this is why we’re asking for your support.
What do we do?
What’s the result?
Who do we support?
What can you do to help?
$30,000 supports one classroom
$2000 supports one child
$250 books for one grade
$50 supplies for one classroom
I hope to see you at a school site this year upcoming- your gifts this Holiday Season truly change lives!
Are you sure?