Spreading the JOY of reading to eradicate The- School-to-Prison Pipeline
Booker T. Washington
As a startup 501(c)3 non-profit with a minimum budget, your donations will provide our children with school supplies, new uniforms, books, food baskets, special programming, and a Tracey D. Ray Scholarship for educators.
Thank you for your support!
Our organization recently started a new fundraising campaign (#givingtuesday2021)for our 2022 virtual summer reading rewards program . As a 501(c)(3) whose mission is spreading the JOY of reading to disrupt the school-to- prison pipeline, we are very excited to involve our community in our latest fundraising efforts. Our goal is to raise $15,000.00! With these funds, our organization will be able to : purchase software that is reader-friendly , provide books of choice, give our (volunteers) adultreaders stipends, and cover shipping & handling. The program is incentivized, upon completion, each reader will receive $40.00 when they have successfully read and submitted (40) books and summaries at the end of the fourth week. To find out more about our virtual summer reading program, search our menu for holistic programs. In order to meet our fundraising goal, it will truly take a village. Are you able to support this incredible cause? Any amount you can contribute will make a difference—even $5. Thank you for reading about our latest mission, and please reach out if you would like to learn more and get involved with our fundraising efforts.
Best, Robin Muldor-Engram
The Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation summer reading rewards program is a virtual program held each summer for four weeks. It is the organization’s premier event. It‘s an accelerated reading program created specifically for children in grades kindergarten thru 6th —designed to combat summer slide and foster the joy of reading and writing.
“ is the loss of academic skills and knowledge over the course of summer vacation.” Chosen students will receive monetary incentives and other rewards commemorating their accomplishments.
Learn more about our virtual summer reading program by going to the menu and clicking on the “ about us” & “holistic program“ tabs.
Listed here are recommended books for students and families participating in the online summer reading and building libraries at home programs.
1. Built Libraries in 10 Homes with 150 books and $250.00 in cash and gifts
2. Scored first Book Fair hosted by Barnes & Nobles— receiving over 200 books and a gift card valued at $850.00
3. Presented first scholarship in honor of Tracey D. Ray ( the winner received a class set of books valued at $250.00 and a $25.00 stipend)
4. Hosted first PSCF’s Service & Donors Award Ceremony online
Nominees:Tracey D. Ray, Earlette Caraway-Thomas, and Eric Satterthwaite
5. Mailed greeting cards to over 200 sponsors & donors
6. Hosted 2nd cohort of summerreaders — awarding 25 students $ 2,500.00 in books, sneakers, uniforms, and monetary rewards
7. Hosted first New York Times Bestselling author/performer, Laura Numeroff of If You Give A Mouse a Cookie
8. Hosted and funded first school- wide online Reading Rewards program for 142 students of Bellevue Elementary in Richmond, Virginia
9. Hosted first online “World Read Aloud Day“ contest, give away $150.00 to six contestants
10. Hosted 3rd Annual EggtasticEaster Book Basket event (first time) in Washington, D.C. for 3 schools and 165 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten thru 3rd
11. The Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation presentEd Executive Director Minister Juan Marrero of Crossroads Community Center in North Philadelphia with 20 bestselling titles and a $100.00 check to reward 5 students for their reading achievements
12. On behalf of Najla Norwood and son the Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation mailed 20 books to the Western Guilford Media Centerin Greensboro, NC to be delivered to the Nyagwethe Library in Kenya, Africa.
13.The Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation presentEd board member Janet Williams of the Daniel E. Rumph Foundation with 2 book boxes for their annual toy drive.
14.The Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation presentEd Executive Director Sinuda Kapalczynski of the FultonMontessori School in Richmond, Virginia with 40 bestselling titles.
Building Libraries in Homes Beginning in September 2021 — June 2022
Starting in September until June , the Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation will provide 10 children in grades K-3rd with greater access to fun-filled bestselling books.
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