Reach Out and Read.

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Early literacy is a prescription for success!
Become a Provider
Make a difference to children in your community. Reach Out and Read's impact is magnified and enhanced by the work of volunteers: from reading aloud to sorting and labeling books.
Parents trust and value the advice they receive from their healthcare provider. By offering the Reach Out and Read program, up to 96% of children under 6 can begin building their own library at home.

2016 Participating Nonprofits

2 Seconds of Less
Aaron's Acres
ASSETS of Lancaster
Brighter Day Foundation
Brittany's Hope
CASA of Lancaster County
Center for Community Peacemaking 
CHAP International
Church World Service
Clare House
Dining for Women (Darfur Refugees Fund)
Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack-Lancaster 2017
Ghana Initiative
Heifer International
HOPE International
Lancaster County Reach Out and Read
North Star Initiative
Nurse Family Partnership
Operation Homefront, Inc. 
Orphan Rescue and Relief
Power Packs Project
Rafiki Africa
Samaritan Counseling Center
Sudan Rebirth Ministry
SWAN: Scaling Walls a Note at a Time
The Drew Comrey Memorial Foundation
The Forgotten Initiative
TNT Youth Ministry
World Bicycle Relief

2016 Marketplace Vendors   (nonprofits that offer fair trade, sustainable or social enterprise goods for sale)

Bead For Life—beaded jewelry, skin care and other fair trade items. Creates sustainable opportunities for women to lift their families out of poverty by connecting people worldwide in a circle of exchange that enriches everyone.
B.I.R.D. Ministries-Light On A Hill—Massage Oil Candles and other natural products such as: lip butter, massage oil roll-ons, body butter, and all natural soy jar candles.  Provides women caught in the cycle of prison, addiction and abuse the support needed to bring healing and restore hope and purpose to their lives. 
Global Baby Steps—hand knit baby clothing and women's scarves hand knit, made by local women.  Helps women in underserved areas survive pregnancy and childbirth
Handz On!—one of a kind clothing and gift bags. Handz On! is dedicated to advancing the spirit of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship by developing educational and economic opportunities with the arts and recycling for all age groups.
Imagine Goods—men's ties, aprons, napkin sets, tablecloths, notecards, T-shirts. 
revolution—leather Jewelry- necklaces, bracelets and keychains. Empowers women experiencing homelessness through supportive job training and income generation. 
She's Somebody's Daughter/Our Beautiful Exchange—jewelry, purses, dresses
Other fair trade items such as coffee, chocolate, olive oils and more. 

2016 Event Sponsor

The Pennysaver, Merchandiser and Advertiser Community Newspapers of Engle Publishing Company, Lancaster, PA

2016 Media Sponsor

WJTL and the Kid's Cookie Break 

Lancaster, PA Fair Date:
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Lancaster Farm and Home Center
1383 Arcadia Rd
Lancaster, PA 17601
United States
For more information or to volunteer contact:
Jenn Knepper or Julie Welles

Our SponsorsSparkMission
Freshpage Media
Petal's Beating Heart Photography
Member-Susquehanna Sustainable Business Network

Giving Lancaster County children the gift of books so they can

​Lancaster County

Reach Out and Read