When you think of books that teach valuable lessons to children, The Giving Tree always comes to mind. Join us in giving the gift of literacy this spring.
Our signature gala, Dinner with an Author, is on May 8 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. With the help of esteemed authors and generous sponsors, we will come together for a memorable evening in support of the RAR-MA mission. The event includes a cocktail hour, seated dinner, and a live and silent auction.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Emerging Leaders Board
Raising A Reader MA’s Emerging Leaders (EL) was conceived and established by the RAR MA Board of Directors as an independent group with its own Board structure in order to raise awareness of RAR MA to young professionals in the greater Boston area. Emerging Leaders is a membership based group, whose participants regularly contribute to the progression of the organization's core mission and develop into potential future leaders, specifically as EL and RAR-MA Board members.
EL members apply to participate in the group and have a fundraising goal for the year. Applications are reviewed and accepted by the RAR-MA EL Board.
Co-Chair – Emily Leinbach, The Bowdoin Group
Co-Chair – Chapman Leedy, Federal Reserve Boston
Chair Emeritus – Josh Schaer, Freshii Boston
Lauren Atsalis, Bass Doherty
Manusha Chereddy, Harbourvest
Sarah Curry, Jones Lange Lasalle Boston
Jack Gilbert, Cambridge Associates
Elise Goodhue, Northwestern Mutual
Parker Greiwe, Boston Children's Hospital
Bill Hall, Gordon's Wine & Liquor
Serence Liu, IBM Labs
Kevin O’Hanlon, Marcus & Millichap
Brendan Rice, Magellan Jets
Ian White, Marcus & Millichap
Emerging Leader Fundraising Events:
We are not currently hiring for any roles, but if you'd like to be considered for future openings or interested in offering pro-bono services, please email email@example.com.
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.
Assist in re-organizing our copy room, sorting books, filing documents, repurposing old technology, and other general office management tasks.
THROUGH OUR AMAZON WISHLIST
Give the gift of literacy when you provide us with workshop supplies such as gift cards, flip chart paper, and books!
CURRICULUM & OUTREACH
Assist in preparing email communications for program participants using Constant Contact and preparing texting communications for program participants.
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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