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I am excited to share that  Reach Out and Read has now reached Platinum Level, the highest possible rating, on GuideStar. As you may know, GuideStar is an online database of nonprofit organizations that is frequently used by funders and potential partners to research nonprofits and make funding decisions. In addition, a variety of other philanthropic databases pull […]
This update of a School Readiness Technical Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published in Pediatrics, cites the Reach Out and Read program as “the most studied and scaled primary prevention program” seeking “to prevent gaps in readiness before they occur.” Starting with a comprehensive overview of the definition of, and assessments of school readiness, […]
Reach Out and Read is thrilled to be a philanthropic partner of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, the oldest and largest pharmaceutical fraternity in the United States.  Over the past year, the members of Kappa Psi have helped Reach Out and Read’s medical providers prescribe reading aloud to children and families around the country.  Kappa Psi […]
Reach Out and Read is pleased to announce that it has been identified as a Health Services Initiative in the state of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA), in partnership with the University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, is working to increase the number of well-child visits and developmental screenings […]
Sari Feldman from Publishers Weekly interviewed Reach Out and Read’s Co-Founder Dr. Robert Needleman on starting Reach Out and Read in Boston, MA, 30 years ago.  Needlman talks about the unique intersection health and education play in emerging literacy and the important partnership with librarians in the community.
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