People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development Community Services, Early Childhood Children
Types of Help Needed: Events & Projects
Service Opportunity Details: Christopher House host three Read-a-Thon family events that support literacy, reinforce the power of books, and create a commitment to read at home by giving every child books to build their home libraries. Volunteers are needed to help with fun literacy games and activities.
Location: Chicago-Belmont Cragin
Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults, Groups
Frequency Details: Read-a-Thon takes place during the late February and early March.
Contact Info: Staff: Ruth Perret-Goluboff, Associate Director of Special Events and Communications, 773-922-7544
Other Information: Volunteers should be comfortable working with children and families