Reach Out and Read
RRSC adopted this evidence-based national model that makes early literacy an integral part of pediatric primary care. Doctors give books to children at every well-child check-up from 2 months to 5 years, and they encourage parents to read aloud with their children at home. Our county-wide program serves all families, and RRSC provides almost 10,000 books each year. The National Reach Out and Read site has information on milestones for early literacy.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Download a program guide to create your own Reach Out and Read program HERE
School Districts Served: Ames, Nevada, Ballard, Collins-Maxwell, Colo-NESCO, Gilbert, Roland-Story
Reach Out and Read Books
Thank you to our generous Reach Out and Read Sponsors!
2 Month Pamphlet: Available for sponsorship
6 Months: Ames Morning Rotary
9 Months: Wilson Toyota
12 Months: US Bank
15 Months: Ames Lions Club, Story County Medical Center, Sue & Don Seaton
18 Months: Jennifer and Brian Dieter
2 Years: Ames Rotary, Noon
3 Years: Collegiate Presbyterian Church
4 Years: Roseland, Mackey & Harris, Randie Camp Memorial Fund
5 Years: Kiwanis Club of Ames, McFarland Clinic