Reach Out and Read RI’s Annual Celebration

When:
May 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
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Where:
Providence Public Library
225 Washington St
Providence, RI 02903
USA
Contact:
Kitty Douglas
4013311967
Reach Out and Read RI's Annual Celebration @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Join Reach Out and Read RI for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in support of their mission to encourage children and families to read aloud together. The festivities, including a renowned silent auction, will take place at Providence Public Library. For more information contact Susanna Beckwith at susanna@rorri.org.

This 19th annual fundraiser will support Reach Out and Read’s work in RI, now active in seventy-two healthcare locations, reaching over 41,000 children (birth through age 5) and distributing close to 83,000 new books annually. It is a festive and well-attended event with over 200 attendees. This year’s Corporate Heroes Award will be given to Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. Reach Out and Read is a national, nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

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