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Valley Medical Center Foundation's Reach Out and Read Program

San Jose/Sunnyvale/Gilroy, CA | http://www.vmcfoundation.org
Joined in February 2009

About Us

Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national literacy organization for children 6 mo-5 yrs old. The mission of ROR is to make books a routine part of pediatric primary care so that children grow up with a love of books and reading. Volunteers in the waiting room read aloud to children, showing parents and children the pleasures and techniques of looking at books together. Volunteer requirements: 18+ years of age. Able to make 2hr/week committment. Must attend one orientation at Valley Medical Center to become a volunteer. Contact andrew.groggel@hhs.sccgov.org for additional details.

Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national literacy organization for children 6 mo-5 yrs old. The mission of ROR is to make books a routine part of pediatric primary care so that children grow up with a love of books and reading. Volunteers in the…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Health & Medicine
  • Volunteering

Location

  • San Jose/Sunnyvale/Gilroy, CA

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