August 6, 2017

 

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Our 2017 goal is to provide 25,000 books to children throughout South Central Wisconsin. To help us achieve this goal we’re bringing back our community reading game, Read Like Mad.  100% of the proceeds raised from the game will go di...

Please welcome Sara Meredith to our blog. Sara created a dress for our benefit, READ(y) to Wear. Here is her story.

Hello, I'm Sara Meredith. I’m a lifetime wisco gal, mom, painter and creative educator with an endless supply of ideas. I’m a dreamer and a doer.

So what's...

December 27, 2016

We celebrated literacy with all of Northside Elementary School on Dec. 22nd with an assembly filled with fun readers, bookmarks and book shopping. 6 local readers came and read to students; Paul Esser- Sun Prairie Mayor, Jeff Voekel- American Family Dreams Foundation,...

December 27, 2016

This fall semester we partnered with the YWCA downtown shelter to provide them with monthly mentors; in return they gave us with plenty of smiles and appreciation. Lisha Terre, volunteers as the Children’s Resource Coordinator for this program and worked with Lisa Xion...

November 22, 2016

Great news! Madison Reading Project has been nominated as a finalist in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest. Now we need you to vote for us to win a grant of up to $5,000!!


Starting on #GivingTuesday, November 29th, go to yfgiveslocal.org to cast your vote on...

November 21, 2016

Random Prize Winners

Those who were random prize winners throughout the game received either Gigi's Cupcakes OR a bag of Just Coffee beans!

Jennifer Johnson, Daniel Cooper, Valerie Edwards, Amy Frederiksen, Kathy Braun (on behalf of her mother Mimi), Araceli Esparaza, &...

November 19, 2016

Our first celebration to thank all that are involved in our cause was on November 15th. We loved meeting new and familiar faces and having you all together in one room. Yahara Bay Distillery hosted the community event for volunteers, teachers, social workers, board mem...

October 2, 2016

We will display our stats on our website of books going in and out of our donation center. Our initial goal was to give 5000 books by December.  We are hoping to double that amount now by the end of the year. We are thrilled to see us double the number of books into th...

October 2, 2016

In September, Madison Reading Project helped to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Kennedy Heights Community Center by setting up a table to give away 200 books to children and teenagers. The books ranged from board books for young readers to young adult books. Todd...

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