A New Face at Team Read

Trent Haaker, our recently hired Seattle Project Coordinator, is the newest member of our team, taking the role Jeanette Eisenberg vacated when she stepped into the Program Director position. Trent is  busy  getting to know our program sites throughout Seattle but...

2024 Spring Benefit Luncheon

Click here for tickets! We’re so excited to welcome our supporters back to the Four Seasons Hotel for our 2024 Spring Benefit Luncheon! Your $25.00 ticket includes lunch with dessert, and an inspiring program highlighting Team Read’s work in Seattle and...

2023 Best Books Roundup

We’re often asked “what makes a good book for an emerging reader?” The short answer is, any book that gets kids excited about reading is a good book! In addition to that, we seek out books that represent the readers in our program. We know that kids who can see...

A Fun and Festive December

This month, with the help of a very generous community of donors and volunteers, we’ve been spreading the Joy of Reading to all of our 18 program sites and beyond! As students headed out for winter break, each one of them received a new book, along with a small token...

The Right to Read Motivates and Inspires

 On October 12, an audience of nearly 100 people joined Team Read at The Seattle Public Library for a screening of the documentary feature The Right to Read. The film takes a look at how reading has been taught throughout the last several decades, and how kids across...

Where Did it All Start?

In a recent conversation about working in education, Edissa Jaramillo was asked “Where did it all start for you?” Edissa, a teacher in the Highline School District, thought back to her time in high school, a time when Team Read was still in its early years. In high...