Reach Out and Read Illinois Launches Redesigned Website

Posted on: August 3, 2011

Reach Out and Read Illinois is pleased to announce the launch of a redesigned and interactive website to serve health professionals and families interested in early literacy. This effort by Reach Out and Read Illinois seeks to further promote its mission of preparing Illinois children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Learn more about Reach Out and Read at the new website, www.reachoutandreadillinois.org.

Reach Out and Read Illinois is a nonprofit organization that promotes evidence-based early literacy and school readiness programming in pediatric exam rooms nationwide. Reach Out and Read clinics and practices use the opportunity of the doctor visit to give new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud.

Visit the new Reach out and Read of Illinois website to:

•Learn about the 126 clinics distributing 166,000 books to 137,000 children annually

•Find resources to help children develop a love of reading

•Learn how you can support Reach Out and Read in your community

•Donate to Reach Out and Reach of Illinois and help prepare children for school

Please take a moment to view the redesigned website, www.reachoutandreadillinois.org. You can invest in a child’s future by bringing the love of books and reading into a deserving yet under-served child’s life. Please consider making a contribution to Reach Out and Read of Illinois today by clicking here.