School fundraising is all about the story you tell

Tired of selling chocolate bars or cookie dough? If so, let's create a fundraising theme that is focused on the importance supporting childhood literacy.


Easy school fundraising in 4 simple steps!

Step 1 - Create 

Set up your FREE fundraiser account on Read for My School and design a custom read-athon that works with your school and can be managed with one volunteer resource - YOU! Get started

Step 2 - Build 

Use your administrator dashboard to build your campaign, set up reading teams, goals, as well as a leaderboards to drive hallway chatter and excitement for your fundraiser. Get started

Step 3 - Connect

Connect your Stripe account to manage pledge donations while having direct access to your fundraising profits from donors. No need to wait to the end to receive your check! Get started

Step 4 - Launch

Launch your fundraiser with a custom digital parent letter highlighting your community message as well as providing instructions to families on how to join in on the FUN. Get started

Need help?

Schedule a call to talk with our support team of fundraising experts to help design a read-athon that works for you and your school. 

Read for My School easy school fundraiser

Welcome to Read for My School

Learn how Read for My School can work for your next school fundraiser.

learn to promote a read-athon

We are extremely excited that you stopped by to learn more about our easy school fundraising solution, Read for My School. Our goal is to provide a service that empowers schools and community groups (PTA; PTO; HSA; PTC) to promote high-impact, high-value reading events that align with our core mission - improving childhood literacy skills while teaching the importance of giving back.

At Read for My School, we understand that school fundraising can be challenging and that promoting the right one takes time and good planning to get right! This includes finding a right partner that can work with you to design a for your school fundraising needs.

With Read for My School, our goal is to provide that plan and it starts with us designing the right product and support services for you to be successful. With over 30 years in producing quality EdTech, gaming, and fundraising software, our team is here to answer any questions that you might have, but here are some reasons why we believe Read for My School is the perfect fundraising solution for you!

  • We've created a fundraising solution that supports education through literacy - not selling products! We believe that supporting literacy leaves a lasting impact on your families and donors that goes beyond any product fundraising ideas you've have done in the past.
  • We provide a fundraising solution that is accessible to everyone and with limited resources to support it. With Read for My School you can easily manage your readers, families, and donors with one (1) volunteer and provide a school fundraiser that is accessible across any web browser or mobile device – available on Apple and Google Play app stores.
  • We offer a business model that requires no set up costs to start your fundraiser as well as flexible pricing options to choose from depending on how you want to engage your donors. Unlike other fundraising companies where you need to wait until the end of the fundraiser to receive a check, Read for My School provides you with direct access to your profits right away!
  • We promote a family engagement program that is fun and connects what is taught in the classroom to family values of reading together at home. With Read for My School, you can set up custom reading and fundraising goals, leaderboards, and rewards focused on driving participation and excitement for your school fundraiser - both in school and at home.

As you can see, we are passionate about what we do and hope to get a chance to help make your next school fundraiser the best it can be! Read for My School a no risk fundraising solution that takes just a few minutes to get started.

So what are you waiting for? Create your FREE account on Read for My School and let's work together to design a reading and fundraising plan that works for you. 

At Read for My School, we believe school fundraising is about storytelling - not selling products. It's about how we can provide you with a platform and support services so you can tell your fundraising story that connects with your community. It's a wonderful way to support giving back to your school and more importantly, get kids excited about reading.

Dave Schenone - Founder, Read for My School

Let's design your read-athon story!

Work with our team of fundraising experts and learn to build a read-athon fundraiser that works for your school.

No time restrictions; no contracts.  Schedule and promote your read-athon when you want for as long as you need it.

Build a team-based fundraiser that supports large school or small grade-level or classroom fundraisers.

Set up your custom community message, reading and fundraising goals as well as leaderboard to drive excitement with families and donors.

Track real-time reading and fundraising progress reports with teams and individual students in your administrator dashboard or download reports to work offline.

Connect your Stripe account and provide a safe and secure payment solution for your donors. Once connected, you can manage all donor transactions as well as have direct access to your fundraising profits - no need to wait to use your profits! 

Why reading is important to your child

Research shows that reading an average of 20 minutes a day greatly increases a child’s vocabulary fluency and comprehension while improving their test scores over children who read less.

20 minutes/day

  • 3,600 minutes per school year
  • 1,800,000 words per year
  • Scores in the 90th percentile on standardized tests

5 minutes/day

  • 900 minutes per school year
  • 282,000 words per year
  • Scores in the 50th percentile on standardized tests

1 minute/day

  • 180 minutes per school year
  • 8,000 words per year
  • Scores in the 10th percentile on standardized tests

So what are you waiting for? Let's get kids excited about reading while teaching the importance of giving back to your school!

Our #1 goal is to provide quality customer care to make your fundraising experience on Read for My School the best it can be.

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Get Started!

Set up your FREE fundraiser account and let's design your read-athon today!