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This fundraiser is for individuals wanting to participate in a Read-A-Thon fundraising campaign to raise funds for a cause chosen by you that will have a positive, transformative impact on a community, a group of individuals, a charity, a non-profit organization, etc. We are here to help raise funds and promote literacy at the same time!

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Teach your kids the value of giving and inspire caring and empathy!
  • For every dollar raised, one minute will be read!
  • Even friends or family out of town can support your reading efforts.
  • All the money and reading minutes are handled and tracked for you – online!
  • The participant will be mailed a brag tag and a thank you card, to be given to them upon completion of their « Great Things Happen When You Read! Read-A-Thon » event.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Upon signing up for a “Great Things Happen When You Read! Read-A-Thon”, the family of the participant will receive a digital starter kit via email shortly afterwards, which has forms and contracts to complete, sign, scan and send back to Mind Growth Education via email.
  • When all of the pertinent information is received, Mind Growth Education will then send the link to their customized Fundraising Campaign page and the login information for the participant’s Mind Growth Education account prior to his/her « Great Things Happen When You Read! Read-A-Thon » event date.
  • During the first 10 days: The participant and his/her family members will gather sponsors using their online “Read-A-Thon Fundraising Campaign page” to raise funds for their chosen cause.
  • After the first 10 days, at one point during the day: The participant will receive via email how many minutes he/she is to read for the duration of it’s “Great Things Happen When You Read! Read-A-Thon” event after the fundraising part of the event is over. The “Read-A-Thon” part of the event does not need to start the following day. It can start whenever your family has the time and is ready to read!
  • During the following few weeks: The participant begins reading and logs in his/her minutes in their Mind Growth Education’s reading log program account until they’ve reached their goal! HOW FAR WILL YOUR FUNDRAISING AMOUNT GET YOU ON YOUR READING JOURNEY!
  • All donations are sent to your chosen cause after the first 24 hours fundraising deadline in the participant’s honour.

READING LOG PROGRAM PREVIEW

Preview of the « Read Across Canada » reading log program

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

  • There is an upfront cost of $14.99 to participate in this fundraising program.
  • No donation forms to keep track of. Everything is done online!
  • Read-A-Thon’s can be held at any time during the year.
  • A Mind Growth Education representative will be assigned to your family to help with any questions you may have.
  • You can choose from two different reading log programs: « Read Across Canada » or « Read Across the World« .
  • Available in both French and English.

Your choice of cause or charity: Just let us know which cause or charity you would like to fundraise for and we will get your started! Can’t think of a cause or charity? No problem! Just simply let us know what inspires you or what you would like to see change in the world and we will help you find a cause or charity to fundraise for! We’re experts! Click here for more information.