Already planning for your Fall fundraiser and struggling to find a theme or plan? Don't worry, you are not alone!
One of our biggest goals with the Read for My School program is to design a DIY "Do-it-Yourself" solution that can be customized to fit your fundraising needs - this includes providing our you with a plug-n-play plan that you can design your fundraiser around.
Why read 20 minutes a day?
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.
900 minutes per school year
282,000 words per year
Scores in the 50th percentile on standardized tests
180 minutes per school year
8,000 words per year
Scores in the 10th percentile on standardized tests
Why promote a fundraiser for 20 days?
Developing the right cause-marketing message though reading is not built in a day which is why we believe the 20/20 Challenge is the perfect plan for your school fundraiser.
We've posted some materials in our resource section for you to use as well as share with others looking for a fundraising plan focused on getting kids excited about reading.