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First Tech Federal Credit Union selects Page Ahead

Good news – First Tech Federal Credit Union has selected Page Ahead as one of three charitable partners for their Season of Giving campaign.  The nonprofit who receives the most votes will win $15,000!  Place your vote for Page Ahead here.  Thank you!

Contest Rules

  1.  You may only vote one time PER DEVICE.  Phone, laptop, tablet, etc—you can vote one time from each.  You may also vote once per BROWSER (so once from Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, etc).
  2. Contest runs Nov 1 – 30th, 2016.
  3. The top vote-getter will receive $15,000.  The two runners-up will each receive $5,000.
  4. You may vote from anywhere.  You do not need to be a First Tech customer to vote.
  5. Voting is easy.  You do not need to give your email, or use Facebook or other social utility to vote.

Please share liberally, and help give kids in need the chance to read!


Arts West Playhouse and Gallery Hosts Book Drive for Page Ahead

ArtsWest is proud to partner with Page Ahead this holiday season to host a book drive from December 4th to December 23rd in the Playhouse and Gallery durring the production of Peter and the Starcatcher, a family friendly, musical play that began as a best-selling children’s novel. For more information about the book drive and production, please visit Arts West


Holiday Book Drives

During this giving season we are delighted our friends at University Book Store, Elliot Bay Book Company and Barnes & Noble Seattle, have chosen to put new books in the hands of kids who need them.

University Book Stores, Elliot Bay Book Co and Barnes & Noble Seattle will be collecting new books and monetary donations for Page Ahead. Stop by to complete your holiday shopping and support their efforts to give kids in need the chance to read!

University Book Store November 23rd - December 31st 2016: U District, Bellevue, and Mill Creek
Elliot Bay Book Company November 24th - January 1st 2017: Seattle
Barnes & Noble November 1st 2016 - January 1st 2017: Seattle

 


Seattle Seahawks & Bonneville Seattle recognize the Charities of the Month

On August 25th 2016 at Century Link Field, Page Ahead was among the 12 outstanding Pacific Northwest charaties recognized by the Seattle Seahawks and Bonneville Seattle for their work in the community for 2015 - 2016.


Book Fair

Barnes & Noble Pacific Place hosts in-store Bookfair to benefit Page Ahead, Saturday, September 10th - 16th. Mention Page Ahead at check out and a portion of your purchase will go towards helping kids in need have access to new books.



Mariners host Book Drive Aug 23rd!

Join PACCAR and Mariners Care by bringing NEW children’s books or cash donations to the Tuesday, August 23rd game against New York.

Volunteers will be collecting funds and new books at the gates prior to the game. In addition, PACCAR will be displaying a special Mariners-themed truck on the parking plaza at the south end of the stadium (Edgar Martinez Drive and Occidental).  Fans are encouraged to ‘Stuff the Truck’ with new children’s book donations.

All donations will benefit Page Ahead and give kids in need the chance to read. Go Mariners!

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Page Ahead Book Fairs

It's that time of year again, time to give books to kids in need for summer reading. Our Book Up Summer program gives young students the tools and incentive they need to read during summer vacation. Grounded in current literacy research, this evidence-based reading program is offered to high-poverty elementary schools through Page Ahead’s partnerships with school districts across Washington State. View the map here. Each student receives their choice of 12 new books that are theirs to keep and read over summer vacation and beyond. From 04/26 - 6/15 elementary students in grades K - 2nd, will be selecting their new books. That's 61 schools, over 9,000 kids receiving over 100,000 new books!


13th Annual A Taste for Reading Luncheon



Page Ahead Receives National Book Grant

Leading Provider of Children’s Books and Literacy Programs in Washington State is Recipient of National Grant Courtesy of GreaterGood.org and Capstone Community Fund. The program received an estimated 3,600 books, valued at approximately $19,500. Over the next few months, the program will distribute these pallets as a part of its annual donation of more than 60,000 new books to children, families, and communities in need.

Read the press release here.


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