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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

Volunteer Spotlight: Shirley C.

Shirley Cavanagh has been tutoring at the Bristol site for almost five years. As a librarian at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), she enjoyed helping students utilize resources for their undergraduate papers and graduate theses. She described herself… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Kristy W.

Kristy White started tutoring at the Science Park site in May of 2021. She is a high school girl’s tennis coach, and describes herself  as a huge health and wellness geek. She discovered New Haven Reads when a… Read More

Preparing for an amazing summer!

Hello, my name is Abigail and I am the new Willow Street Assistant Site Director! It has been a busy time here at the Willow Street location. Setting up for the summer session after this building had been… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Lynda P.

Lynda Paul has been volunteering at Bristol Street for over four months. In December of 2020 she was adamant about finding volunteer work to make a difference in others’ lives. She has had a lifelong passion for reading… Read More

Spring 2021 at New Haven Reads

This spring our students have been busy sharing the joy and power of reading in new ways. Take a look at our video below to see for yourself!

NHR Volunteer Impact Newsletter

Here at New Haven Reads we want to share some data and testimonials about the IMPACT our tutors are making as volunteers with us!

Volunteer Spotlight: Ryan R.

Ryan Ritraj volunteers at the Dixwell site for New Haven Reads, and has been tutoring with them for four years. His sister taught him how to read as a boy, and he still remembers how it felt to… Read More

Click Here to Meet Piper O’Keefe: Education Department Intern

Often, the only thing that many tutors and interns at New Haven Reads have in common is an enormous heart, a love of reading, and a dedication to helping others. Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess where they are… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Robin H.

Robin has been tutoring with New Haven Reads for four years now, at Willow Street. She heard about NHR from a friend who is an author who had been tutoring for years and loved it. She decided that… Read More