Fifth Annual Reading Bonanza in the Park!
The purpose of this event is to promote literacy and the joy of reading among the youth of East Palo Alto and its surrounding communities. There is a close relationship between childhood reading levels and future quality of life. We want the best for our youth and community.
Here are some of the things that happened at last year's Reading Bonanza in the Park!
- 320 kids registered at the check-in booths
- 600+ in attendance from the East Palo Alto and surrounding communities
- 30+ community organizations hosted reading activities
- 4,000+ FREE books were given to youth in the East Palo Alto community
- Dozens of FREE prizes were given to kids and families for participating in activities (including Mac laptops)
- 150+ volunteers hosted various reading activities
- FREE FOOD, drinks and snacks given out all day
It's the place to bring your kids and have a great time!