Franc D'Ambrosio and Glory Crampton headline the 2014 Once Upon a Time Gala

October 4th, we are hosting our annual gala, Once Upon a Time, at San Francisco's The Palace Hotel.  Learn more>>

Kristi Yamaguchi reads her book “Dream Big, Little Pig!” to one of the Always Reading kindergarten classes.

Inspiring children to reach for their dreams through reading— We are committed to connecting children with books and technology in the classroom Find out more >>

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Designed to feel good, Tsu.ya by Kristi Yamaguchi delivers on-trend colors, ultra-comfortable fabrics, and styles that won't quit. Better yet, a percentage of all sales supports our cause. So shop on for a great cause! Visit Tsu.ya >>

Children Show Off Their Tools for Success- Book Bags, Books and E-Reader Tablets.

Double your support – Help us reach more children in more schools. With the Always Reading Matching Grant, your gift goes twice as far. Make a donation >>

Our Mission

To inspire underserved children to reach for their dreams through innovative reading programs and by advancing the cause of early childhood literacy.

Our Always Reading literacy program combines technology with books to raise literacy skills, increase overall academic success and life potential. We also inspire children to “dream big” through engaging families with community events and serving as an advocate, highlighting the importance of early childhood literacy.

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Who We Help

We work to connect children with e-books and technology in underserved classrooms

We focus on children in Title 1 schools in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, currently, serving 12 schools, representing 38 kindergarten and 6 first grade classrooms, and impacting1,140 children during the school year.

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