Jingle and Mingle for Reach Out and Read Illinois
Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)
Come kick off the holiday season and raise a glass for early literacy!
The Associates Board of Reach Out and Read Illinois brings you the best of Chicago's food scene in a holiday house party to support the 126 program sites in Illinois. Join us for a tasting of seasonal craft cocktails, wine, appetizers and desserts to benefit early literacy!
Locally handcrafted charcuterie from West Loop Salumi
Appetizers from Enoteca Roma
Holiday desserts from Alliance Bakery
Seasonal pies from Bang Bang Pie Shop
Wine pairings from Joe's Wine Cellar
We would love to celebrate with you, and have your help in supporting Reach Out and Read's important work in 2014. Tickets are very limited, so don't wait to buy yours!
About Reach Out and Read:
Reach Out And Read is a national nonprofit that prepares America's youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Reach Out and Read builds on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers to develop critical early reading skills in children by giving a new, age-appropriate book at every doctor's visit between 6 months and 5 years old.
The 3.9 million families served annually by Reach Out and Read read together more often, and their children enter kindergarten better prepared to succeed, with larger vocabularies, stronger language skills, and a six-month developmental edge over their peers. In Illinois alone there are 126 Reach Out and Read clinical locations, serving nearly 137,000 children and their families while distributing more than 161,000 books annually.
For more information, please visit the Reach Out And Read Illinois website.
Can't make it to the event? You can still support Reach Out and Read Illinois!
Please choose the donation option in the ticketing section to make a contribution at any level. You can also follow our Facebook page to stay involved, or sign up to volunteer at the Reach Out and Read Illinois website.