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Join 5,000+ schools across the country using Read-A-Thon to raise more funds and get kids reading.

Elevate Your School Fundraising

Skip the countless hours of planning and the pressure of handling money. With Read-A-Thon, our full service team is here to help you get more out of your school fundraiser than you ever thought possible.

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If of your students got just sponsors each, based on an average donation of $34.10 per donor

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The Benefits of a Read-A-Thon

Easy for Admins
Read-A-Thons require less than one hour per week to manage and be successful - way less time and effort than most traditional fundraisers! Our online platform and hand-on support help you get up-and-raising quickly and easily.
Rewarding for Students
Students can read what they're interested in anytime, anywhere. And in the Read-A-Thon rewards store, kids rule! Readers can earn prizes on the donations they raise and pick what they want from a range of awesome toys, games, and books.
Inspiring for the Community
Read-A-Thon makes it easy to reach beyond the school community to the community at large so even more people can share in the excitement of helping students become better readers.

Students Win a Trip to Disney with Read-A-Thon!

Twice a year Read-A-Thon provides families with the opportunity to win an all-expense paid Disney trip! Schools, including Spanish Lake Primary in Geismar, Louisiana, can choose to participate in this exciting contest. Students, like Emmett Kerul, qualify by sending just ten text messages. We're thrilled to announce that Emmett, through his efforts in promoting Spanish Lake Primary Read-A-Thon, is our latest Disney winner. He and his family will enjoy their all-expense paid trip this year. Congratulations Emmett!

Disney trip winner Emmett Kerul from Spanish Lake Primary in Louisiana

Recent Read-A-Thon Activity

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Cynthia D.
WAUKEGAN, IL
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Tony M.
Orange, CA
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LOURDES S.
Yorba Lind, CA
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Lilian .
Richmond, TX
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Erica H.
Xenia, OH
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Steve s.
San Gabriel, CA
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Sandra H.
Sandy, UT
23 seconds
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Anita W.
Cloverdale , CA
27 seconds
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Miriam L.
San Gabriel, CA
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This was our first time doing a Read-A-Thon and we LOVED it!

Everything was very easy to navigate. We heard from several students and parents about how much they have enjoyed this fundraiser. Our favorite part was that we could encourage a love of reading while raising money for the school.

Thank you for making this the easiest and most successful fundraiser we've had!

HOWARD PERRIN ELEMENTARY

$19,603.43

Why Read-A-Thon?

Why Read-A-Thon?

We believe in the power of reading to transform lives. By promoting literacy, we contribute to the development of stronger minds and schools.

Whether your campus is in person, virtual, or hybrid, Read-A-Thon is safe, secure, and simple to run.

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Friends and family knew she struggled. When we sent emails asking them to encourage Claudia through Read-A-Thon, I was overwhelmed.

Claudia went on to be the top reader and got the most donations during her school’s Read-A-Thon.

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