Kids Need Kiwanis
Reading Is Fundamental is proud to serve as a community partner of Kiwanis International. RIF is grateful for Kiwanians nationwide who lend their time and talents as dedicated advocates for RIF and childhood literacy! This page has been created specifically for our Kiwanis partnership to provide tools and resources to support the work of Kiwanis clubs and drive your local literacy impact.
LITERACY RESOURCES FOR KIWANIS CLUBS
Be a RIF Reader
Tips and resources for Kiwanis club members to use when volunteering as a guest reader at any community or school activity.
Be a RIF Book Drive Organizer
Step-by-step guide to hosting a book drive to benefit a local club community.
Access RIF Literacy Resources
Literacy Central is an online destination for literacy volunteers to access thousands of free, digital resources tied directly to books children love. Literacy Central is useful when reading aloud, mentoring a child, planning a literacy event, searching for free activities, booklists, reading logs and more.
Plan a RIF Motivational Literacy Activity
RIF focuses on ensuring children have access to books and literacy resources. Core to this is the need to motivate and engage students with the books they receive and RIF provides a variety of ideas on motivational literacy activities in this guide.
Order RIF Books
RIF’s Book Fund program provides the opportunity for Kiwanis clubs to purchase high-quality, affordable books for the children through RIF’s online bookstore. At just $3 per book, RIF can help support upcoming book celebration events, building a reading corner, helping build family libraries, and more!
Be a RIF Fundraiser
Numerous individuals and organizations share our vision of a literate America and are committed to our mission. Join us to reach even more kids. Give a child the gift of literacy!