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Pre-K & K Online: Virtual Summer Camp at NHR

PK/K Summer Camp Blog Post

Although all of the programs at New Haven Reads — from the daily tutoring sessions to the summer camps — are now running smoothly, the transition to online distance learning was no small feat. In fact, Pre-K &… Read More

Check Out Our Plans for Fall

New Haven Reads will continue with distance learning in the fall. We have explored various options for the fall and ultimately decided to remain online for the new semester. The safety of our students, volunteers, and staff remains… Read More

Summer Lecture Series

New Haven Reads has a clear mission, one which we work toward day after day: to share the joy and power of reading and to increase the literacy skills of our students. But we also know that our… Read More

Just Books: Equity and Inclusion Project

Just Books Fundraiser Since early May, New Haven Reads has been distributing thousands of books to children at meal pick-up locations. In June, we decided we needed to do even more for our students. We launched the Just… Read More

Celebrating Our Volunteers

On June 11th, New Haven Reads hosted its Spring Social virtually through Zoom. The Social, a virtual Trivia Night, brought together 32 volunteers from all different sites. Natosha Wengreen, NHR’s Outreach Director, said that the Trivia Night was… Read More

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It took 2.5 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed before finally enforcing and freeing all of enslaved Black people. Today Juneteenth… Read More

NHR Continues to “Share Joy”

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See our photo montage to see how New Haven Reads has pivoted to meet the needs of our students and our community during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to see our latest video!

The Great Give 2020

THANK YOU  for your incredible support to make it a record-breaking Great Give 2020 for NHR! We had 206 gifts for a total of $19,708 with matching gifts from the Lewis G. Schaeneman, Jr. Foundation and NewAlliance Foundation. Thank… Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Month

NHR Volunteer Video

We want to say THANK You to our volunteers! April is National Volunteer month and our NHR team made a video for our volunteers to thank them for all they do! With out them our program wouldn’t be… Read More

Exciting News

There are two ways that you can help us! Volunteer! We need volunteers to collect books from our Book Bank and distribute the books at the meal distribution locations in New Haven. Training, masks, and gloves will be… Read More