Read for Children
May 15 – 25, 2023
Read for Children is a new event to promote youth literacy by raising money in support of our Books for Kids program, reading to children for 15,000 minutes and collecting 5,000 books to build children’s home libraries.
Please join in helping us build the future! By supporting Next Door’s Read for Children, you will help write the next chapter of success for children from birth to five years old in Milwaukee.
Here’s how you can get involved:
Help us build the future by making a financial contribution in support of Next Door’s Books for Kids Program. Please click ‘Donate Now’ to make your donation today.
Help us reach our goal of raising $50,000 in support of Next Door’s Books for Kids Program through your sponsorship. Click ‘Sponsor’ above for more information.
Help us reach our goal of reading to children for 15,000 minutes. Volunteer for a morning of reading with children at Next Door. Bring yourself, your friend or your team. Click ‘Volunteer’ above for more information and reserve your volunteer time online, today!
Help us reach our goal of collecting 5,000 books to build children’s home libraries. Host a book drive to collect and donate new or gently-used children’s books, or purchase books from our Amazon Wish List. Click ‘Collect’ above for more information and to sign up to host a book drive.
Impact of Your Involvement
By supporting Next Door’s Read for Children, you will build:
- A child’s love for books and reading,
- Important literacy skills for children at a pivotal stage in early development, and
- Children’s home libraries, increasing access to books as powerful learning tools.
To create your custom engagement package, please contact Joe Schultz at 414.999.2551 or jschultz@NextDoorMKE.org.