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(Philadelphia Magazine) Last week, we announced the 10 semifinalists for this year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge presented by Independence Blue Cross. … You can vote once per day, every day through July 29th for who you’d like to see in the final round. The winner will not only be crowned the 2024 Health Hero, but will receive a $15,000 […]
(Publishers Weekly) Families in underserved communities paying a visit to the doctor will soon find something special for them in the waiting room. Thanks to a joint effort between Reach Out and Read and Scholastic, 350,000 copies of a curated 35-book collection will be distributed to medical clinics nationwide, providing greater opportunities for parents to […]
(ABC 4) Ottawa Area ISD and Ready for School (RFS) worked together in support of the Reach Out & Read (ROR) program to provide developmentally appropriate and diverse books to over 4,000 children up to age five and their families visiting participating pediatric clinics in the Ottawa area. … “This evidence-based approach fosters parental involvement and […]
(DVIDS) Families bringing their children to the David R. Ray Clinic for a pediatric clinic appointment are afforded the opportunity before and after their appointment to actively – visually and aurally – peruse a number of donated children’s books, including those from the Reach Out and Read program. The non-profit organization provides age-appropriate books to […]
(Reading With Your Kids Podcast) We love sharing thought provoking conversations with fascinating people on Reading With Your Kids. We begin by chatting with the CEO of Reach Out And Read Marty Martinez. Marty tells us Reach Out and Read trains pediatricians to integrate books into well-child visits to promote early literacy. He explained how […]
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