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Ariel Malcolm is a multitalented, driven young volunteer who has the pleasure of seeing Read United’s tutoring initiative come full circle. She is an AmeriCorps VISTA member, which is part of the Corporation of National Community Service.
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Katie Powers, a Read2Succeed volunteer, started tutoring at Brookdale Elementary School in the fall of 2015. Every session, Katie works with the kids on their letter sounds, blending consonants, and long and short vowel sounds. Most importantly, Katie helps give the students the confidence to try new words!
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Hetty Jardine is a retired college professor and has been volunteering with Read United for the 2016 school year. Hetty gives incredible advice to volunteers and parents who are struggling with tutoring and teaching children.
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According to UNESCO, out of the seven billion people living on Earth today, ten percent are illiterate — and this number continues to grow. With Read2Succeed and Experience Corps, you can help reduce this number significantly.
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Being a retired college professor, Hetty Jardine has a passion – a passion that led her to volunteer with Read2Succeed during the 2016 school year. Like us, Hetty Jardine believes in the power of reading.
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Melanie Duncan, a Middle Georgia Regional Library branch librarian, has a story that will make you smile. This story proves that volunteering with Read2Succeed is more than teaching kids how to read—volunteering helps cultivate big dreams in kids’ hearts and minds. And, with hard work, they can achieve those dreams.
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