Spread the Word Nevada

1065 American Pacific Dr #160, Henderson, Nv 89074, Usa
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Our mission Spread the Word Nevada is dedicated to advancing childhood literacy within low-income communities by changing lives one book at a time.
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Spread the Word Nevada

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Book Preparation

Book preparation events are held regularly each week. Preparing 52,000 books per month is a task that can only be accomplished with the help of dedicated volunteers. Volunteers are also needed to help scan books.
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • Teens, 55+, Adults, Child with Adult
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10), Groups (10+), Corporate Teams
  • Indoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays, Weekends

Breakfast/Snack Time with Books

Extra hands are needed for our Breakfast/Snack Time with Books programs, which are held monthly at 48 of our adopted schools. This volunteer opportunity will require you to travel to a school and help our facilitator with things like overseeing participant sign in, collecting reading logs, overseeing book distribution, and cleaning up.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays

Mentoring

Spread the Word Nevada Mentors act as reading companions for at-risk students attending local elementary schools. Students are waiting to be matched.
  • Weekly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays
How you help Volunteering your support allows us to serve at-risk children in Nevada and change lives, one book at a time.
About us Spread the Word Nevada is a children’s lit­er­acy non­profit, 501 (C)(3) cor­po­ra­tion, ded­i­cated to advanc­ing early child­hood lit­er­acy by plac­ing books into the hands and homes of chil­dren within South­ern Nevada’s at-risk, low income com­mu­ni­ties. While devel­op­ing a love of read­ing, these libraries pro­mote future aca­d­e­mic achieve­ment and self-confidence, which impacts life­long success. Since 2001, Spread the Word Nevada has dis­trib­uted more than 4.7 mil­lion gen­tly used and new books to more than 515,000 low-income youth in South­ern Nevada.
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