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Michelle Hall, Macy’s Director of Social Impact, reflects on important mission moments and the reasons why Macy’s continues to partner with RIF and join our cause to inspire a joy of reading for children nationwide.
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Reading Is Fundamental and Trane Technologies, a global climate innovator, launched the second year of their partnership at the start of the 2022 – 2023 school year to continue delivering on their shared mission to support children’s literacy and empower children through reading. Today, RIF announced that through a three-pronged initiative, generously supported by the Trane Technologies Charitable Foundation, they have supported more than 280,000 children with books and reading content. It has been especially important to both organizations to support children in under-resourced communities, specifically in Charlotte, North Carolina, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Fresno, California, and Dallas Texas, as well as children nationally.
International Paper (IP) and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) hosted a reading celebration event at Seaton Elementary School in Washington, DC, on September 27, 2023. For more than five years, RIF and IP have partnered to provide 520,000 books to more than 150,000 children across the country to inspire excitement and joy around reading while addressing the alarming literacy crisis in the U.S. through RIF's flagship Books for Ownership program.
Together with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), Dollar General recently surprised Hindman Elementary’s administration with a $50,000 donation from its Reading Revolution program, which aims to support the school’s literacy programs.
Reading Is Fundamental joined forces with Trane Technologies, a global climate innovator, at the start of the 2021-2022 school year to deliver on their shared mission to support children's literacy and empower children through reading.