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17 Feb, 2017, 09:08 ET Amazon And Reading Is Fundamental Join Forces

Amazon and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest literacy organization, have joined forces to empower Amazon customers to help ignite...


09 Feb, 2017, 09:45 ET Reading Is Fundamental Says Business Roundtable's New Literacy Report Marks "Call To Action" For Business And Policymakers

A powerful Business Roundtable literacy report that addresses the increasingly acute "skills gap" U.S. companies are facing and offers a cohesive...


15 Sep, 2016, 09:20 ET Reading Is Fundamental Celebrates 50 Years of Inspiring Children to Read

 Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, celebrated its 50th anniversary of inspiring children to...


18 Aug, 2016, 09:12 ET Reading Is Fundamental Appoints Alicia Levi as President and CEO

 Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alicia Levi as...


13 Jun, 2016, 08:47 ET Reading Is Fundamental Unveils New Public Service Announcement

 Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, unveiled a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) designed...


26 Apr, 2016, 08:07 ET Reading Is Fundamental Implements Summer Reading Grant Initiative

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, announced the recipients of a Read for Success grant to...


25 Nov, 2015, 08:52 ET Reading Is Fundamental Celebrates 50 Years of Inspiring Children to Read

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, celebrates 50 years of inspiring children to read with a...


04 Nov, 2015, 08:12 ET Reading Is Fundamental Launches Read for Success

 Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, today announced the introduction of Read for Success, a...


18 Jul, 2014, 10:00 ET Macy's Be Book Smart Campaign Gives Nearly 900,000 Books to Children in Need This Summer

In the 11th year of a partnership that has provided more than 10 million books for children in need, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Macy's Be...


25 Jul, 2013, 11:00 ET Macy's Be Book Smart Campaign Gives 10 Millionth Book

Ten-Year Partnership Has Raised Nearly $30 Million for Reading Is Fundamental and Kids in Need Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Macy's Be Book...


20 Jun, 2013, 11:32 ET New Survey: Only One in Three Parents Read Bedtime Stories with their Children Every Night; Children More Likely to Spend Time with TV or Video Games than Books

 Despite research on the importance of reading with children from a young age, few parents with kids age eight and younger are engaged in...


12 Sep, 2012, 06:00 ET Early Childhood Literacy Initiative Launches Targeting Next-Generation Innovation with STEM+Arts Approach

RIF Releases STEAM Multicultural Book Collection Connecting STEM, the Arts and Early Learning Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is launching a...


09 Aug, 2012, 08:00 ET Macy's Be Book Smart Raises $4.8 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

Macy's Customers Help RIF Get More than 1.6 Million Books to Kids in Need Macy's customers participating in this year's Be Book Smart...


18 Jun, 2012, 08:00 ET Summer is the Time to Be Book Smart with Macy's and Reading Is Fundamental

 School may be out for the summer, but learning is always in fashion as Macy's and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) kick-off their annual...


17 Apr, 2012, 08:00 ET Reading Is Fundamental Launches "Book People Unite," a National Campaign Sparking a Movement for Children's Literacy

Today Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the largest children's literacy nonprofit in the country, is launching "Book People Unite," a bold awareness...


28 Mar, 2012, 09:00 ET RIF, Macy's Empower Communities with Funds for Literacy Celebrations

$77,500 in Grants Going to 19 RIF Programs Across the Country Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy...


08 Feb, 2012, 08:00 ET Reading Is Fundamental Offers Expansive Multicultural Book Collection Aiming to Help Close Achievement Gap

Activities for Parents and Educators Accompany Each Title Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy...


23 Jan, 2012, 12:01 ET Gerber Life and Reading Is Fundamental Launch Project Open Book

Facebook Campaign Aims to Raise $10,000 for Literacy Programs Nationwide  Gerber Life Insurance Company recently debuted Project Open...


03 Nov, 2011, 08:00 ET Reading Is Fundamental Celebrates 45 Years of Inspiring Young Readers

Unveils New Look and Calls on All Americans to Unite as Book People Today, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's...


11 Aug, 2011, 08:00 ET Macy's Be Book Smart Campaign Raises $4.9 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

For the third year in a row, more than 1 million Macy's customers sprung into action to support Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest...


23 Jun, 2011, 08:00 ET Macy's and Reading Is Fundamental Team Up for "Be Book Smart" This Summer

Be Book Smart Hits Macy's Stores Nationwide on June 24 to Benefit Children in RIF Programs Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Macy's have joined...


07 Mar, 2011, 12:57 ET Share a Story - Shape a Future and Unwrap the Gift of Literacy

Third annual literacy blog tour kicks off the today to build a community of readers Today, Reading Is Fundamental joined a community of...


22 Feb, 2011, 15:30 ET New Children's Book Brings Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to Life

Today, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy nonprofit, and the National Writing Project (NWP) announced the...


06 Dec, 2010, 08:00 ET RIF and First Book Give 500,000 Books to Children Nationwide

New Literacy Initiative Helps Share the Joy of Reading this Holiday Season Today, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's...


04 Nov, 2010, 09:00 ET More than 16 Million Minutes Logged During RIF and US Airways 'Fly with US. Read with Kids.'® Campaign

Challenge Surpasses Goal of 10 Million Minutes; Dividend Miles and Special Edition Children's Book Awarded to Supporters Reading Is Fundamental...