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The Literacy Crisis & Kids in America (HALLOWEEN)

THE LITERACY CRISIS & KIDS IN AMERICA t'that li-t(a-)ra-set Studies have shown that success in school can be encouraged with one simple activity: reading. Yet in low-income neighborhoods, there is only 1 book for every 300 children. Nestlé and Reading Is Fundamental, the nation's largest children's literacy nonprofit, are working to provide children with books to create a strong foundation for literacy through Nestlé's Share the tkri-sast tkids t'int ta-mer-a-ka Joy of Reading program. But they need your help, Reading Is Fundamental lost significant federal funding in the last budget cycle, so now more then ever, it is important to give back and support underserved children and their families. You Can Make a Difference! Poverty levels have hit a record high of 47 million, affecting 22% of children in America, leaving millions more children still in need of literary 30% resources. Nestlé has helped Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) provide books and services of preschools and after-school programs serving low-income populations have no age-appropriate books for their children. to more than 27,000 children in 19 states, helping kids become solid readers and lifelong learners. And you can help too. TRICK OR TRGAT 61% • The Nestlé Share the Joy of Reading program will make a $0.10 donation to Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) for each promotion code entered at Shelley of low-income families in the U.S. have no age-appropriate books in their homes for their children. •Quiz • Look inside specially marked bags of NESTLE® and WONKA® candy such as BUTTERFINGER®, NESTLE® CRUNCH® and SweeTARTS®, LAFFY TAFFY® and NERDS®. • Entering a code not only helps give a child a chance to read, but it also enters you into a quarterly sweepstakes for a chance to win a Barnes and Noble Nook Color™ and a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card. 1) True or False: Poverty is the single best predictor of a child's failure to achieve in school, and about half of children from low-income communities start first grade up to two (10¢ 10¢ HAPPY HALLOWEEN! years behind their peers. 2YTrue or False: TRICK OR TRGAT (10¢ the 33% of public school fourth graders score below basic levels on reading exams. Nestle Sources: IEA Reading is Literacy; Access for All: Closing the Book Gap for Children in Early Education, Susan Neuman; Americans Child Care Crisis: A Crime Prevention Tragedy, Sanford Newman; National Center for Education Statistics, Reach Out and Read Must be legal resident of the 50 US & DC, 18 or older to participate. Promotion ends 3/28/13. Visit for full rules and free way to enter sweepstakes. Nestle will make a $.10 donation up to a maximum of $250.000. Iftotal donation is less then $100,000 at the end of the program, Nestle will guarantee a $100,000 donation to RIF. SHARE the JOY of READING program RIF ReadingI Fundamental GHOST CAMP Frankenstein R.L.STINE Importan

The Literacy Crisis & Kids in America (HALLOWEEN)

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This is a Halloween version of an infographic created for Nestle, highlighting Reading is Fundamental.






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