The 2019 - 2020 school year may not have ended like any of us imagined it would, but that didn't stop us from having another incredible year. In addition to on-boarding 60 new volunteers to serve as reading tutors, bringing our total volunteer base to almost 200 people, we also served 228 K - 3 students across 11 different Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools.
Over 1,200 elementary students viewed reading videos made by R2S volunteers this past spring as part of their distance learning plans. And in total, R2S volunteers spent over 10,500 hours this past school year inspiring and teaching children to read.
We are excited about big enhancements coming to the R2S reading tutoring program this summer, including online volunteer training and virtual tutoring. None of this work is possible, however, without the commitment, time, and effort of community members stepping up to help support children in Asheville and Buncombe County in achieving grade-level reading proficiency.
If you or someone you know is looking to make an impact in our community and show up for students in a big way this coming school year, get in touch today! Click here to learn more >
Read to Succeed Asheville/Buncombe (R2S) is a local, independent nonprofit on a mission to help close the