Toys for Tots Literacy Program Award

Ready Readers is proud to be a recipient of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program Award of $10,000 worth of new children’s books from Scholastic. Read about our book presentation event in this article from St. Louis Magazine!

Ready Readers is KMOV’s 4 Degree Guarantee Charity for January!

Ready Readers is excited to announce that we were chosen as KMOV’s 4 Degree Guarantee charity for the month of January! Each weeknight at 10, Steve guarantees tomorrow’s high temperature. The following weeknight at 6, he announces the results. When Steve’s forecast is within 4 degrees of the actual high, KMOV awards $50 to Ready […]

Welcome New Board Members!

Alicia Barnes, D.O., MPH, Assistant Professor, St. Louis University School of Medicine; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Zucker Hillside Hospital; Psychiatry Resident, Cooper University Health Care; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Master of Public Health, Temple University; active member of the Mound City Medical Association, The American Academy of Child and […]

Thank You for Your Dedication, Cherie McKee!

Ready Readers would like to thank Cherie McKee for her dedication as a volunteer Reader! After 9 years, Cherie will be retiring. We would also like to thank Cherie for her Summer 2018 “Go Fund Me” campaign in honor of her friend and award-winning children’s author, Patricia McKissack. She raised money for the purchase of 700 […]

Congratulations Taylor Blackwell, Literacy Advocate

Ready Readers would like to congratulate Taylor Blackwell on placing second-runner up in the Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen pageant! Taylor’s pageant platform, “Readers are Leaders” is evidence of her commitment to the importance of literacy. Read more about the pageant in the Ladue News.