Become a Reader

Connect simply by spending some time reading.
An hour a week, committed to reading to someone, is an amazing opportunity for support, community, friendship and calm.

community

Community

Our readers support our community.

family

Families

We support families helping their patients recover.

healing

Patients

We support patients healing, and maybe alone.

parent

kids & parents

We support kids with single and hard-working parents.

recovery

adults

We support adults who may be struggling and need a little help and connection.

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Lonely Children

We support kids that may have to spend too much time alone.

connection

struggling kids

We support kids who may be struggling and need a little help, mentorship, and connection.

Hospice

We support hospice care and patients facing end of life care.

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Our Process

Step 1
Sign Up
Click “Sign me up!” Below for more information and to start the process.
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Step 2
We'll Reach Out
One of our team members will reach out to you talk to you a little bit more about our program and to set up an interview.
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Interview With Us
Interview with one of our Team Members. We take great pride in our partnerships. We want to make sure our program is a good fit.
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Background Check and VIP Readers
Since some of our partnerships have ‘Listeners’ in schools and hospitals with small children a few of our opportunities require a background check. If you’d like to become one of our VIP Readers let us know. We ask our VIP Readers to pay for their own background checks or apply for one of our donated enrollments.
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Schedule a Reading Time
Once you’re enrolled in our reading programs, we make it easy to schedule your reading times.
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Get your Read in Red Swag
Order your Read in Red T-Shirt so you’re ready for your first volunteer reading time. We ask our Readers to purchase their own T-Shirts or apply for one of our donated enrollments.
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Get Prepared for your Reading
Detailed instructions about who you will be reading to or where you will be sent to you. If its your first opportunity with one of our reading partners, be sure to leave yourself extra time to figure out where you’re going. Be on time!
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Wear your Shirt
Wear your Read in Red T-Shirt so you can be easily guided by the organization.
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Read and Repeat
Bring a Book. Relax and Read. Sign up again!
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Sign me up!

Our program is completely run through our volunteers and the generous donations of our community. Donate and support our cause today.