Category "Donor Spotlight"

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    Ford Motor Company Awards Phoenix-Based Nonprofit, Read Better Be Better, for Service-Learning Literacy Program

    Phoenix, AZ. – A Phoenix-based 501(c)(3), Read Better Be Better (RBBB), was awarded $7,500 by the Ford Motor Company for the nonprofit’s innovative work in after-school literacy involving youth leaders and third-grade students. The first-time grant will be used to serve students at Desert Thunder Elementary in Avondale Elementary School District. Arizona has a literacy […]

    November 15, 2019

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    Sweet Success: RBBB Wins $25k Grant in Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope Contest

    Humans go wild for ice cream. As a robot, that’s not something I can understand. What I can understand, however, is how special it is when a community comes together for a greater good. And that’s what happened recently when Read Better Be Better was nominated as a semi-finalist in the Blue Bunny Helmet of […]

    July 19, 2018

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    We’ve Got Unbelievable News! RBBB Received $41k in Unsolicited Funding

    It’s a good thing robots never run out of energy (all we need to recharge is the nearest outlet) because 2018 has been non-stop so far! In fact, I’ve been so busy the last few months that I haven’t even had time to talk about the extraordinary event that happened at the end of 2017. […]

    April 2, 2018

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    What You Need to Know on #GivingTuesday

    It is no secret that public education is in need of major support. Heroes like Save Our Schools AZ make that apparent simply by the name of their movement. It could be easy to feel defeated, or think that there is nothing else we can do. At Read Better Be Better, we believe that investing […]

    November 27, 2017

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    Take Five Minutes to See if Your Company will Match Your Donation to Our Nonprofit

    Did you know that companies such as Microsoft, Verizon, General Electric, and many others match donations (view more examples at https://doublethedonation.com/matching-grant-resources/list-matching-gifts-companies/) from employees to our nonprofit? It’s true. Many companies offer matching gift programs in which they match donations from their employees to nonprofits of the employees’ choosing. That means your donation can go twice as far! […]

    November 21, 2016

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    Three Cheers for Our Wells Fargo Volunteers!

    What an incredibly capacitor-warming experience it is to see humans take time away from their jobs to volunteer at RBBB. And our most recent volunteers, a group of managers from Wells Fargo, left the office for the day to learn more about the literacy crisis in Arizona, the work we do at RBBB, and to […]

    November 12, 2016

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    Arizona Community Shows Overwhelming Support for RBBB at Cibo Event

    In just two short years, Read Better Be Better has accumulated a passionate community of supporters who believe strongly in the need to solve Arizona’s literacy crisis. This was overwhelmingly (and happily!) evident at RBBB’s latest event, a fundraising dinner sponsored by the Helios Education Foundation at Cibo Urban Pizzeria in downtown Phoenix. The dinner […]

    October 8, 2016

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    RBBB class #BeingBetter!

    Stephanie Bergland, ‪#‎RBBB‬ Advisory Board member and 3rd grade teacher in California, did a vote with her class to see which nonprofit should receive their lemonade stand donations and guess who won??!! Thanks for ‪#‎BeingBetter‬ kids! Please share!

    May 26, 2016

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    Thanks again to Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club!

    Another big thank you to Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club for donating dictionaries to ‪#‎RBBB‬ students! They are coming in handy and the kids love them! Please share!

    May 24, 2016

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    Donor Spotlight: Thunderbird Trophies

    If you look closely, you can see that our Reading Leaders received medals this semester!! Thank you to Thunderbird Trophies for helping RBBB show appreciation to our AMAZING Reading Leaders!! Please share!

    May 5, 2016

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