Featured Partner

Beginning August through the end of 2014 Hanna Andersson will donate 15% of profits from all sales of organic striped long john pajamas to Raising A Reader. Raising A Reader is excited to partner with such an outstanding organization. Learn more »

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Raising A Reader

Raising A Reader (RAR) is an early literacy and family engagement program for children ages 0-8 that helps families develop book-sharing routines with their child.

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15th Anniversary

2014 marks Raising A Reader's 15th anniversary of serving more than 1 million children and families throughout the country.  We invite you to take part in Raising A Reader's Anniversary Celebration.

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Read With Me

Support Children and Families throughout the country by supporting Raising A Reader!

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Financial Literacy

Bank of the West has partnered with Raising A Reader to create a financial literacy program that provides innovative early literacy, family engagement and financial literacy programming to children throughout the country. Learn more »

Our Impact

Overcoming Parent Fears

“We had a child with parents who were both non-readers at one of our Raising A Reader sites. The parents were very frightened to try and read to their child and therefore never did....”

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By the Numbers

Over 1 Million

children and families served since 1999

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