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Volunteer

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

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

Meet our Emcee and Word Pronouncer!

We are excited to announce our 2021 Emcee and Word Pronouncer! For our 10th NHR Spelling Bee we have our host Ray Andrewsen of The Greater New Haven and Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce and Word Announcer Shana Schneider… Read More

Fall Session has begun!

New Haven Reads began our fall tutoring session on September 7th. Willow, Bristol, and Science Park all opened their doors safely to excited students and tutors! We currently have 75% of students in-person and 25% online. It is… Read More

New Haven Reads Summer Literacy Camp 2021

This summer New Haven Reads Summer Literacy Camp was full of learning and fun! With support from the Woman’s Seamen’s Friend’s Society of CT we were able to bring Mystic Aquarium to our Kindergarten and Pre-K camp five… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Blanca T.

Name: Blanca Tallaj Hometown: Homewood, Alabama College and Major: Yale University, Psychology Major and Education Studies Scholar Tutoring Site: Willow St. (in-person), Dixwell (online), Science Park (online) Clubs: Math Club and Arts & Crafts Club Favorite Childhood Book:… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Hope M.

Name: Hope McCormack Hometown: Branford, CT College and Major: Western Connecticut State University, Elementary Education Tutoring Site: Dixwell, Bristol Clubs: Math II, Arts and Crafts Club Favorite Childhood Books: The Giving Tree, By: Shel Silverstein I knew that… Read More