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Archive for June 2019

Israel can shoot for the moon, thanks to you!

Dear friends: Meet my 5-year-old friend, Israel. Israel never had much interest in reading. But through his participation in our new Always Reading Literacy Program, he discovered books about outer space! He read them “over and over and over” and now he wants to be an astronaut. The pure elation and gratitude that Israel’s father…

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December 2018

Hi Friends! Last week we had an amazing day at Downtown Ice in San Jose with some of the students we serve from Bachrodt Elementary School. The very talented Polina Edmunds choreographed a special show called “Stories on Ice” featuring young local skaters, and Santa even flew in for a meet and greet! One child…

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January 2019

Dear Friends of ADF: I’m always impressed by how much we accomplish in a given year, and 2018 was no exception. Yet, we stay focused on our core mission, ensuring students have the literacy resources to succeed. 2018 kicked off with our 2nd annual Red White and Blue Ball at our new home, the Exploratorium…

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