Most U.S. poor families have zero books at home – poor infants hear 30 million fewer words – there are 1 million homeless students – 35,000 moms and kids will sleep in a domestic abuse shelter tonight. Millions more readers are waiting, worldwide.
You can help literacy end poverty. Everything begins with reading. With titles for every age, interest, and language, mags and comics are the most powerful literacy engines on the planet.
45 preschool students, 45 adult readers with high school education, and 20 teens
Bridgeton, NJ, USA
Needs: 100 magazines
Magazines Requested: Any magazines geared towards parents, children, families, and education.
Needs: 30 to 100 magazines
For Corps members to read to their children: -Kids -Kids Discover -Sports Illustrated Kids -Humpty Dumpty -Hop scotch for Girls -Chick-a-dee -Highlights -Hello -Turtle -Yum for Kids.
For Corps members to read on their own: -Readers Digest -National Geographic -Sports Illustrated -Make -Men’s Health -Ebony -Kiplinger -Self -O -The New Yorker -Wired