Reach Out and Read RI’s Annual Celebration

May 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Providence Public Library
225 Washington St
Providence, RI 02903
Kitty Douglas
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

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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