Keri is the nearly-universal port into volunteering at NHR. During a typical day she responds to volunteer applications and processes paperwork in the morning. Then, in the afternoon she interviews potential volunteers – four to six a day during the busiest times of year! That may sound like a lot, but Keri says that meeting members of the community is her favorite part of the job.
New Haven Reads increases the literacy skills of children by providing individually tailored one-on-one after school tutoring, educational family support, and a community book bank, all at no cost to participants.