Kids Reading to Succeed March Saturday Reading Program (Villa Parke)

Pasadena, CA

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Disney Magic is the theme for March!  We are delighted to welcome David Levine, who is the Vice President and General Manager of Disney XD Worldwide; and Veronica Davidson, Vice President of Marketing Operations for Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD.  Our speakers will be sharing about their jobs at Disney, particularly as it relates to comics and promos, how literacy plays a critical role in the work they do, and the Disney XD/Marvel Initiative.  Volunteers will work with KRS kids to draw comics and read scripts. 


  • 8:20 - 8:50 a.m.: Volunteer Registration (*If you are a new volunteer, please sign in by 8:30 am at the latest. If you are a returning volunteer, please arrive by 8:40 am. Please be on time; volunteers who have completed a background check will be matched with a student on a first-come, first serve basis.)
  • 8:50 - 9:00 a.m.: Volunteer orientation
  • 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.: Special presentation by guest speakers
  • 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Volunteers read with students

PARKING: Park on side streets and/or 99 Cent Store parking lot on 442 N. Los Robles Ave, Pasadena.

BACKGROUND CHECK: Because KRS works with children, we are required to do a background check on all volunteers. Thus, before you can volunteer at KRS, you must complete a new volunteer application and bring with you to KRS' sign-in a form of photo identification (e.g., a driver's license) for background check purposes. Please fill out a new volunteer application online here before coming to volunteer.

READING TIPS/FAQ: Please review the Reading Tips and FAQ here before coming to the Saturday reading program.

CANCELLATIONS: If you must cancel, please give us at least 48 hours notice so we can find a volunteer replacement if necessary.