Learn More About Read-a-thon Fundraisers:
There is no better way for a school, school group or group of school aged kids to raise money than a Read-a-thon. Why? Because family, friends and neighbors understand how important education and reading skills are. When asked most people will make generous donations to encourage a child to read. Very few fundraising ideas offer such clear benefits to children and the groups they are raising money for.
We provide a complete read-a-thon system. We help your readers get the most sponsors possible with print materials, email campaigns and social media tool. We provide a prize center as an incentive for readers to get as many sponsors as possible. We collect all payments so children are not handling money. We send daily report cards to readers and administrators showing current results along with suggestions on what actions should be done to maximize the effectiveness of your read-a-thon.
Our read-a-thons consist of 10 reading sessions. Each session is 30 minutes long. Readers can read in class as a group or they can hold their own reading sessions. Once your read-a-thon is set up you click on Start a Reading Session and start your 30 minute timer. If you're reading in class everyone in attendance is given credit for that session.
Here are some great resources to learn more about whether a Read-a-thon makes sense for your group:
See how much money your group can raise with our Read-a-thon calculator: Click Here
Get the answers to your basic questions in our Read-a-thon FAQ section: Click Here
Get a brief explanation of how our Read-a-thon system works: Click Here
Check out a sample prize store: Click Here
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