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Volunteer Spotlight: Gabrielle F.

Gabrielle, known as “Gabby,” has been a volunteer at Science park for almost two years. She began volunteering at NHR in February of 2020, just prior to the pandemic. Gabby decided to volunteer at New Haven Reads due… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Melanie S.

Melanie has been tutoring at the Willow for about four and a half years. She found NHR in early 2017, while looking for ways to engage in positive activities. The students are what keeps her coming back. “I… Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Volunteer at NHR

Now is the perfect time to sign up to volunteer at New Haven Reads! Not sure whether or not tutoring is for you? Check out our top 5 reasons to volunteer at New Haven Reads!

We need your help! NHR is currently looking for volunteers to tutor online.

New Haven Reads is currently offering our programs remotely due to the rise in Covid-19 cases. We are seeking volunteers to help tutor our students online. If you or someone you know may be interested please fill out… Read More

Help NHR students reach their goals in 2022!

Huge thanks to everyone who made an end of year gift to New Haven Reads during our annual appeal! There is still time to make a tax-deductible gift in 2021. To donate today click here! Reading is critical… Read More

Winter Book Giveaway

New Haven Reads students have been really excited for our Winter Book Giveaway! We have been giving away hundreds of books to our NHR students over the past few weeks. All of our students were able to take… Read More

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday: a global fundraising movement to supercharge nonprofit donations in the holiday season. Your gift to New Haven Reads will make an incredible local impact and help our students flourish. Donate here to support New Haven Reads… Read More

Our Tenth Annual Spelling Bee Was a Great Success!

“In the great tradition of the Spelling Bee, there was an amazing group of people, lots of laughter along with some great spelling that came together for a special evening!”– Executive Director, Kirsten Levinsohn The staff was thrilled… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan B.

Susan Burlingame has been tutoring at the Dixwell site for about one year. She started in early 2020, right after the COVID-19 pandemic hit and New Haven Reads had transitioned to a distance learning format. Susan began tutoring… Read More

Join Us for Spelling Bee 10 Tomorrow!

Registration has now opened for our 10th Annual Spelling Bee! Please join us this Friday, November 5 at 7pm. We are hosting our Bee online again this year so you can join us from anywhere! We will be… Read More