Upcoming Events

Dinner with an Author 2020

This year, we're coming to you!

Reading makes you feel good! Join us for our first-ever virtual gala on Thursday, October 15, at 6 PM. Meet over 30 esteemed authors during this high-energy, interactive fundraiser, live auction, and other exciting surprises. Together we can close the literacy opportunity gap for children across Massachusetts!

Join us for virtual cocktails at 6 PM EST and a virtual event (including an exciting auction) at 7 PM EST.

This year's special honorees are Tonya Mezrich and Ben Mezrich.

There's no cost to register, but the suggested donation to attend is $150 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Leading Sponsor: John & Sue Simon

Rodman Ride for Kids

New this year: choose your own adventure!

The Rodman Ride for Kids 2020

The Rodman Ride for Kids is an athletic fundraising event that supports nonprofits serving at-risk youth in Massachusetts. A proud affiliate for over ten years, RAR-MA is preparing for its biggest participation and fundraising year yet! The virtual ride was always an option, but this year it is the only option. Even better, you don't have to get on a bike to be involved - you can choose your own adventure.

Welcoming riders/fundraisers, sponsorships and donors. First, view the sponsorship and "rider" benefits here. Then click on the button below to register.

September 26, 2020  (official date)

Career Opportunities

There are no open job opportunities at this time. Please check back in the future.

Other Ways to Support Us



Businesses, schools and community groups often host new and used book drives to support Raising A Reader MA.



Assist in tasks such as entering family pre- and post- Red Bag implementation surveys, entering information forms, and entering partner surveys. Other administrative volunteer opportunities available, as well.



Did you know most companies will match their employees’ contributions to our organization? After you make your donation, ask your employer about its matching gifts program. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift, or the process may be electronic. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to this organization may be doubled or possibly tripled!



Give the gift of literacy when you provide us with workshop supplies such as gift cards, flip chart paper, and books!



Gifts by will are a meaningful way to leave unrestricted funding to Raising A Reader MA and to help create the next generation of readers and leaders. Please consult your attorney and consider gifting us a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your residual estate or a specific asset. We hope you will also consider informing us of this decision so we can properly thank you. Email maryann@raisingareaderma.org if you choose to do so.



Assist in tasks such as translating documents (Arabic, Somali, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Spanish, and more needed), contributing to our monthly newsletter, researching new funder prospects, and graphic design.

Interested in these and other opportunities?

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