United Way of NELA Recruits Volunteers for Reading Program

Sep 13, 2016

Read. Learn. Succeed. from the United Way of Northeast Louisiana is a community outreach in which  volunteers from the community donate thirty minutes a week to read to second and third graders in local school systems.

Now in its third year, the reading campaign has expanded to four school districts.  

"Research shows us a student who does not know how to read by the third grade is four times more likely to fail to graduate. We're confident this program offers a great return on our investment," says Michelle Saucer, program director. 

Read, Learn, Succeed is now accepting single volunteers and teams of volunteers.

More information is available from the United Way of Northeast Louisiana at (318)-325-3869.