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RBBB writes:

Winner of the Dr. Dave Competition!

The kids all have a competition in the graduation celebration to see who can make the best likeness of our mascot, Dr Dave the robot, out of play-doh. Here is the winner of the competition!

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Congratulations Class of 2015!!

RBBB Fall semester ended on December 10th with a ceremony for all our graduating students. These kids have all shown that they can Read Better and Be Better. Students evaluate the program at the end of every semester and the results are in! Help us celebrate their participation in the program and how much they […]

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Donor Spotlight: First Book

Thanks to our partnership with First Book, we were able to give each graduating student (3rd and 8th) their very own book to take home! First Book provided us with new, hardback books at just the cost of postage.

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Intern of the Month: Claire Roberts

Thank you to Claire, who will be leaving us after a very successful semester as a USL Intern. Claire worked with readers with the most challenges. Kids showed huge improvement and her determination to make a difference in the future is very inspiring. Claire is off to spend next Semester in Spain – we wish […]

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Site Leader: Dree Kinder

We would like to acknowledge Dree Kinder for being excellent and being kind! The RBBB family wishes you the best of luck with your future teaching career! We hope to see you back at Phoenix Elementary School District #1 changing the lives of AZ kids very soon! Thank you Dree!

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RBBB Selected to Participate in Fast Pitch

Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) has selected Read Better Be Better as one of 20 local nonprofits to participate in a “Fast Pitch” event to compete for $50,000+ in funding from SVPAZ, in addition to thousands more raised during the event by community leaders, business executives and philanthropists interested in investing in the nonprofits. RBBB […]

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RBBB writes:

Giving Tuesday

It is ‪‎GivingTuesday! Annually, on December 1st, people are encouraged to perform acts of kindness, charity and philanthropy. We are so grateful for all of the support we’ve received, but we can always do more and‪#‎BeBetter! Your generous donation will help students become better learners! There are a variety of options to choose from:http://bit.ly/DonateToRBBB. THANK […]

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Donor Spotlight: RBBB Trivia Night

RBBB Trivia Night was a huge success! We raised a total of $1786! We’d like to thank Changing Hands, Smooth Brew, Ingo’s Tasty Foods, Barrio Cafe and everyone else that came out to support us. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves and those that couldn’t make it we hope to have more fun events in the […]

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Intern of the Month: Rebecca Sherod

Rebecca is one of our amazing site leaders. She is attending Arizona State University for Early Childhood and Special Education. She was a huge help at Service Saturday as well as Trivia Night, bringing extra tables for the event.

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RBBB writes:

RBBB First Annual Trivia Night

RBBB is having its first annual Trivia Night on Thursday, November 19th @ Changing Hands Bookstore (3rd Ave. and Camelback). Everyone is welcome to come out and join us, have a good time, and brush up on your literary knowledge and RBBB trivia. Come with your own team of 4 or just bring yourself and […]

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