Royals employee reads Someone Builds the Dream with two students

Ways to Act

Every action is vital to empowering children in their learning journey. Choose your way to support Lead to Read KC:


Spend one lunch hour each week reading one-on-one with a student in first through third grade.


Join our Outreach Team! Staff the Lead to Read KC table at events, give presentations and more.


Help process donated children’s books at one of our Second Saturday Sorting events.


Hold a book drive at your school or office to collect new and like-new children’s books.


Support our community book distribution program by delivering books across KC.


Support us on social media. Please like, comment on, and share our posts.


Host an event benefitting Lead to Read KC or plan a team volunteer event to help sort, process and deliver books.


Shop our curated book list via our Amazon Wish List — or purchase from your favorite local retailer to put books in kids’ hands.


Wear your support of Lead to Read KC on your sleeve! Simultaneously spread the word about our organization and fund the work.

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