Studies show that families respond to their pediatricians:
Children exposed to Reach Out and Read at checkups are read to more often by their families, have stronger language skills, and start school better prepared to learn.
November 12, 2014 – Hosted by our Young Leaders Board
Big thanks to the sponsors, supporters and guests who helped raise over $3,000 at the Trivia Night hosted by…
We’re part of City’s First Readers, a network of organizations providing literacy support to New York City children.
Leading experts in education and child development gathered at our Growing Healthy Readers: Half-Day Literacy Conference, Oct. 30, 2014.
Reach Out and Read of Greater New York announces the appointment of Rosalba Messina, MPA as Interim Executive…
Healthfirst volunteers participated in a day of crafts and activities to promote early literacy.
In their new book and in the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn endorse the work of…
Reach Out and Read will be featured on American Graduate Day 2014, airing live on Sept. 27th from 11am…
Two teams of volunteers packed 30,000 donated books for our program sites – amazing!
Fun summer reading activities can turn a “summer slide” into a “summer climb”!
New York City Council Members invest $1.5 million in early literacy!
- ~ Michelle Morgan, Senior Health Educator/Reach Out and Read Program Coordinator, The Floating Hospital
"I see the lives of our young people change through reading."
Our impact: over 250,00 children served annually
- ~ Dr. Sandra Braganza, Pediatrician at Montefiore Medical Group Comprehensive Health Care Center
"Giving books to my patients is one of the most satisfying parts of my job."
Our impact: 390,000 books distributed to kids in need in the past year
- ~ Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
"It's a simple intervention but has far-reaching effects."
Our impact: 198 program locations, and counting