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Reading Buddies Needed: United Way ReadingPals Looking For Mentors

Thursday, July 18, 2019

From Citrus County Chronicle: “With August coming up, more children will need reading buddies. ReadingPals mentors don’t have to have an education background. They just need energy, enthusiasm, and a heart for kids.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

United Way Looks to Expand ReadingPals Program

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

From Ocala Star Banner: “ReadingPals are paired with struggling students. The volunteer works one-on-one with their assigned student for the length of the program.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

ReadingPals For Kindergarteners Needs Volunteers

Monday, June 17, 2019

From The Lakeland Ledger: “The ReadingPals program is a fantastic opportunity to engage in students’ lives at a time when they are very impressionable and very much interested in that extra attention,” Barnett said. Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Educating Homeless Parents on The Importance of Early Childhood Education

Thursday, May 9, 2019

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: “According to child experts, early experiences of homelessness are associated with higher rates of developmental delays, poor academic achievement, asthma, attention problems, poor social and emotional functioning, acting out, and other difficulties.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.