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Telehealth and virtual medicine have quickly become important tools to care for patients during this unprecedented health care crisis. The message from our network of providers was loud and clear, “We need guidance on how to deliver Reach Out and Read in a telehealth well-child visit.” So, we got to work! We gathered input from […]
The Clinton Foundation and Reach Out and Read were both established on the belief that everyone, no matter their background and means, deserves a chance to succeed. We are honored that our #ReadTogether project continues to be recognized and promoted as a way to support the community during the Pandemic by encouraging families to read […]
New England Patriots Super Bowl Champion, children’s book author, and youth literacy advocate, Malcolm Mitchell and Reach Out and Read come together to support developing minds across the country and give children of all backgrounds and means a better start to life. A Georgia resident, Mitchell is a strong supporter of Reach Out and Read […]
During the pandemic, health care workers have had to think outside of the box in response to the dramatic drop in child immunizations. In hard-hit areas, like the city of Boston, the message for the last seven weeks has been to stay home to flatten the curve, leaving many parents with fewer options to receive/access […]

Paper with Purpose

May 18, 2020
As part of their Paper with Purpose commitment to sustainability, Boise Paper looks for opportunities to give back to the communities their employees and customers call home. In their support of Reach Out and Read, Boise Paper was a key sponsor of the new website, which was launched in October 2019, and a supporter of […]
Brian Gallagher, CEO of Reach Out and Read, discusses the organization’s mission and initiatives with Kristina MacBury on the national podcast, Education Excellence. Gallagher describes the importance of the ROR model when he states, “books open the world to children, new ideas, new pictures, new words, all the things we need for early literacy and […]

Q&A with Dr. Amy Shriver

April 20, 2020
As a parent and pediatrician, Dr. Shriver answers COVID-19 related questions and provides personal insight into the impact of Reach Out and Read on families, communities, and society-at-large. Dr. Amy Shriver, General Pediatrician at Blank Children’s Pediatric Clinic, Medical Director of Reach Out and Read Iowa, Assistant Professor of Specialty Medicine at Des Moines University […]
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