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Education Kits
Participants assemble a kit with a book and associated activities designed to make reading interactive and enjoyable for children. These kits are distributed to children through collaborating organizations and Reading Oasis rooms in local schools. Since 2015 we have distributed over 1,000 kits to children in our community.
There are three different Education Kits available:
Teacher's Closet 
Quite often, mid-year through the school year, classroom supplies begin to run low and teachers use their own funds to supplement what their students need to continue to have a successful school year. In conjunction with the Reading Oasis initiative, many of our corporate partners have stepped up to help us provide these supplies. Host a drive...
Book Donations 
Early childhood literacy is an indicator of a child’s future success. Help ensure all of our children identify themselves as ‘readers’ from a young age. Sponsors collect new and gently used books, help sort and then deliver to our community partners. To date we have collected and donated over 3,000 books. Host a drive...
For more information contact:
Denise Daniels at 609-637-4903 or


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