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Jimmy Fallon Applauds Read-A-Thon
Jimmy Fallon agrees that getting kids reading is a great thing. When he found out one of our schools was using one of his games to promote their Read-a-thon Jimmy and Reddi-wip were so impressed they teamed up and made a great donation to the school.

Why don’t you see how much your school can raise by holding a Read-A-Thon?

Make Reading a Rewarding Journey
What if you could raise the money your school needs by focusing on reading instead of selling over priced fundraising products? Now you can. Running a Read-a-thon through your school, group, or parent organization is free to start, requires little to no volunteers, and you get to keep 80 or 90 percent of all the money raised. It really is the most rewarding fundraiser ever.
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Success Stories
"We LOVED this fundraiser! After one bad experience after another with the traditional fundraisers. We decided to try Read-a-thon. What a true pleasure it was from start to finish. The parents, teachers and even the students loved it. It was our best school wide fundraiser to date and raised nearly $20,000.00. We will never go back to the traditional fundraiser again! "
Parent Teacher Enrichment Group for Pinellas Prep
John Foss
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More Than A Fundraiser
Meet Claudia from Richland Elementary School. Not only did she love participating in the Read-a-thon and excelling to the top of her school with the most sponsors and the most amount raised, Claudia has dyslexia. Participating in the Read-a-thon allowed her to grow a love for reading and be cheered on by friends and family around the world despite her disability. Way to go Claudia. You Rock!
Richland Elementary School raised: $41,818.36
UPDATE! Richland Elementary has completed it’s third Read-a-thon and has raised well over $130,000.00 with us.
Recent Read-a-thon Activity
Shalimar Elementary
5 minutes ago
New Horizon School Westside
8 minutes ago
"Keep reading Ava! Love you!!!"
Poe Elementary
52 minutes ago
"Sloane, I am proud to sponsor a great student...keep on reading...there is soooo much to learn out thereπŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ“–πŸ“–πŸ“–"
St. Paul's Catholic
1 hour ago
"Go for it! <3 U"
St. Paul's Catholic
1 hour ago
"Jaxson, I am so proud of what an amazing reader you are! Keep up the good work!"
School 15
1 hour ago
Saint Peter's School
2 hours ago
"You can do it, Allison!"
Monticello Academy
2 hours ago
Monticello Academy
3 hours ago

So Where Does All the Money Go?

Your School or Group gets to keep 90% of all the money raised.

Think about it...

Your students are already doing it. All your readers have to do is read for 30 minutes a day for 10 days.

It's easy as pie.

The hardest part is deciding to get started. From there we provide everything you need for your read-a-thon.

We make it fun.

Our system was designed for kids. It's fun, encourages participation and even includes prizes and rewards.

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.

Currently Holding a Book Fair or a Product Fundraiser?

Check out this page to see whether a Book Fair or Read-a-thon is better for your school. Click Here

Does your school currently hold a Fun Run or Boosterthon? Click Here to hear why Read-a-thon might be a better option.

And, before you start your next product fundraiser, take a look at the information found here. Click Here

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