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Reach Out and Read of Greater New York gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

Our Impact

3-6 mo. vocabulary advantage

One million families served

Parents 4x more likely to read to kids


Press + Social

Our Benefits

On June 5, 2018, Chelsea Clinton, Andrea Davis Pinkney and Eileen FitzPatrick joined us for our 20th Anniversary Benefit— helping us raise $300,000 so that we can deepen our impact across the region.

Featured Articles

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York Welcomes Josh Green as New Board Chair

Jan 30, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Christina DiBartolo  Reach Out and Read of Greater New York   646-893-7333  cdibartolo@reachoutandreadnyc.org  Reach Out and…

January 2023 Medical Professional Newsletter

Jan 04, 2023

Welcome Our New Board ChairJosh Green is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Novata, an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)…

December 2022- Medical Professional Newsletter

Dec 14, 2022

Join Us for our Quarterly Town Hall Hello ROR GNY community: We are delighted to invite you to join Reach Out…

November Medical Professional Newsletter

Nov 10, 2022

 Welcome our New Board Member Dr. Chan is a board-certified pediatrician at a PCMH-recognized hospital-affiliated primary care office in Hempstead…

October Medical Professional Newsletter

Nov 10, 2022

 Benefit : Celebrating Resilience         We Are Excited to See You!Date: Monday, October 3, 2022Time: 6:30P.M….

September 2022 Medical Professional Newsletter

Nov 09, 2022

Progress Report UpdateWe understand that our sites continue to face challenges on the ground with the ongoing pandemic hence, ROR GNY…

Staff + Leadership

Emily Marchese
Executive Director
Natalie Peart
Operations Manager
Evelyn Wu
Regional Program Coordinator
Amanda Berlin
Communications Consultant
Allison Micarelli-Sokoloff
Early Literacy Project Coordinator

Board of Directors

Chairperson, Jack E. Pace III
White & Case

Vice ChairLeora Mogilner, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Treasurer, Stephen Della Noce
Houlihan Lokey

SecretaryGoldie Alfasi-Siffert, PhD
Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Medicine

Rita Brause
Fordham University

Susan Elbe
Macmillan Learning

Josh Green
S&P Global

Simon Hodgkinson

Adam Kaufman
Muzinich & Co.

Sergey Kraytman
Goldman Sachs

Bonnie Lieberman

Judith Levine

Bianca Mason

Gary Tannenbaum
Miltan Management Co.

Anjali Thadani
Deutsche Bank

Dorothy Weintraub
Scholastic, Inc.

Janicelynn Park, J.D.
Proskauer Rose, LLP

Taania Sheikh, CPA
TD Bank

Lisa Nelson
KWT Advisory