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Month: April 2019

Thank you for supporting NHR in The Great Give 2019!

NHR participated in the Great Give from May 1st to May 2nd. Thank you for your support for our summer programs to reduce the summer slide!

Volunteer Spotlight: Gary W.

Name: Gary W. Volunteer Location: Willow Street Years Volunteered:  5 ½ How did you hear about NHR? Another tutor told me about it. I shadowed him and was hooked. What’s your favorite part about tutoring? This is easy—without a… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Meg G.

Name: Meg G. Volunteer Location: Science Park Years Volunteered: 5  When and why did you first start volunteering with NHR? I began volunteering at NHR about five years ago.   When I retired I found I had extra… Read More

“New Haven Reads is family”

Check out our latest video, featuring some of our graduating seniors: Magaly, Deon,  Jeffrey, and Jordan! 

April Recess Hours

New Haven Reads will be closed for tutoring Monday, April 15 to Saturday, April 20. During this time, the Book Bank will be open Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19 from 12pm-4pm.

Behind the Scenes with a NHR Tutor and Student

NHR Tutor Franziska L smiles with her student, Sukeyna M

“Hey,” Sukeyna says, sliding into the seat next to me. I just barely see her before I hear her, a blur of bright pink puffy jacket in my peripheral vision. I started tutoring Sukeyna in September 2018, and she never fails to remind me of a sandpiper—tiny and bright-eyed, a perpetual whirlwind of energy, giggles, sharp elbows, and occasional obstinacy.