Category "Press Release"


    Read Better Be Better Awarded Several Grants to Prevent Reading Regression During COVID-19 Isolation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2020   PHOENIX, AZ. – A Phoenix-based 501c3, Read Better Be Better (RBBB) was awarded grants from The Alison Lewis & Craig Krumwiede Family Foundation and The Burton Family Foundation through the Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund (ACF), as well as grants from the Microsoft DCCD COVID-19 Response Funds Phoenix […]

    June 19, 2020

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    Dawn Wallace Joins Read Better Be Better Governing Board

    Phoenix, AZ – Phoenix-based nonprofit after-school program Read Better Be Better (RBBB) adds Dawn Wallace to its Governing Board. RBBB inspires and equips middle school youth to help third-grade students struggling with reading comprehension. Most recently, Ms. Wallace worked for Governor Ducey as the Senior Advisor for Education and Strategic Initiatives and as a Special Assistant […]

    December 9, 2019

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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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    Literacy Nonprofit Continues Expansion of After-School Programs for At-Risk Students

    Phoenix, AZ – Read Better Be Better (RBBB), a Phoenix nonprofit that helps children improve literacy skills and become better learners, continues to expand in the 2019-2020 school year. The program’s Fall 2019 semester will now serve students in forty-one schools and community centers throughout the greater Phoenix metro area, an increase from twenty-six sites […]

    September 25, 2019

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    Phoenix-Based Nonprofit Receives $50,000 Grant to Support Third Grade Reading Comprehension

    Phoenix, AZ – Read Better Be Better (RBBB), a Phoenix-based nonprofit after-school reading comprehension program, received a $50,000 grant from the BHHS Legacy Foundation. Grant monies received will go directly to supporting three sites within the Alhambra Elementary School District and technologies to run the program sites efficiently. According to the Arizona Department of Education’s […]

    August 15, 2019

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    Thunderbirds Charities Grants $13,000 for Phoenix-Based Nonprofit After-School Literacy Program

    Phoenix, AZ  – Read Better Be Better (RBBB), a nonprofit after-school literacy program serving Phoenix-area students, was awarded a $13,000 grant by Thunderbirds Charities to fund Augustus H. Shaw Jr. Montessori School and Whittier Elementary School in the Phoenix Elementary School District. Established in 2014, Read Better Be Better was created to address the literacy […]

    August 7, 2019

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    Read Better Be Better Announces Grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

    Phoenix, AZ – Read Better Be Better, a Phoenix nonprofit that helps children improve literacy skills and become better learners, has received a grant totaling $156,646 from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. The funds will be used to expand the organization’s programming to three schools in Washington Elementary School District. The Nina Mason Pulliam […]

    September 14, 2017

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