You are our heroes!
You’ve reached for the stars and read many, many pages for the Readathon. Awesome!
And you’ve asked your family and friends to support your epic cause to raise money, so all kids
your community can have their very own books. Galactic!
If you haven’t recorded your minutes yet, do it today! The survey only takes a minute –
Stay tuned as we count cash envelopes and minutes for the final results for you, your class and
your school or group. Look for announcements and great prizes in March.
Read a Book, Own the Galaxy!
About the BookSpring Readathon
The BookSpring Read a Book, Own the Galaxy Readathon celebrates its 15th year, spreading
the love of reading to kids & families throughout Austin & Central Texas. During the two-week
Readathon period, students read as many minutes as they can, collect donations from family
and friends, and win great prizes!
It’s all about kids reading so that other kids can have their very own books. Through the
Readathon, our student readers help BookSpring fill bookshelves with wonderful children’s books,
while promoting a love of reading with our kids and families in need in 80,000 homes throughout
Austin and Central Texas.
Here are the details:
- Individual prizes are awarded by dollars raised and minutes read.
- Class and school prizes are awarded by dollars raised and minutes read.
- Sponsorship are readily available to readers not able to raise money.
- Schools who serve 50% or more Title 1 students can use funds raised towards BookSpring program fees.
Sponsorship for the 2020 Readathon from individuals, community organizations, foundations and businesses are welcome and provide business exposure to up to 20,000 families a year. Please contact Andrea Angelo at (512) 472-1791 x 104 for more information.