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The United Way Reading Buddies program supports literacy by providing 1st and 2nd grade children with stuffed animals to serve as non-judgemental "Buddies" to help them practice reading.
Since 2003, businesses, churches, book clubs, boards, schools and other organizations have run stuffed animal drives to support the Reading Buddies program.
Each fall, nearly 4,000 stuffed animals are delivered to 170 1st and 2nd grade classrooms.
To get involved, contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-464-3583, ext. 106.