Volunteer to Help Kids Retain Reading Skills

Show kids that reading is FUN while helping them to retain their grade level reading skills over the summer. Join United Way, the Grand Rapids Public Library, and Kent District Library as we promote summer reading on the longest day of the year, Saturday, June 21.

Amway Effort Brings Reading Corner Total to 16

Since 2012 "Reading Corners" have not been far from sight or mind around the Volunteer Center and Schools of Hope.  From the mind of a young girl, the prototype Reading Corner was brought to life through a highly collaborative skilled-volunteer and community effort.

Q&A with Misti Stanton - Schools of Hope Program Manager

Q: What do you do in your role as Program Mananger of the Schools of Hope Literacy Program at Heart of West Michigan United Way?
A.  My role is to oversee all of the Schools of Hope Programs in Kent County.

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