Raise a Reader 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is my fourth annual Raise-a-Reader day and it’s something I look forward to each year. The streets of downtown become populated with members of the Canucks organization (past and present) and in exchange for a donation to the Raise-a-Reader program, you get a copy of the Vancouver Sun and the opportunity to meet said Canucks.

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

Raise-a-Reader is a national initiative to promote and support childhood literacy. In the Lower Mainland we have the Vancouver Sun Raise-a-Reader Program. Upcoming events include a Read-a-Thon which children can sign up for through their elementary school, as well as Word on the Street, taking place this Sunday.

Related posts: Raise-a-Reader 2008, 2007, 2006.

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  1. DaveOWednesday, September 23rd, 2009 — 2:20pm PDT

    Wow you made a circuit! No Canucks at Lonsdale Quay this year, only a couple of RCMP officers slinging newspapers.

  2. VancityAllieWednesday, September 23rd, 2009 — 5:30pm PDT

    Awww I’m so jealous! Welly!!!

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