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Read United

Empower Students To Reach Their Goals

Read United matches community and corporate volunteers with third graders to help them get on track with grade-level literacy.

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improving reading skills.

Volunteers each aid one student in improving their reading skills, setting each on the path to success both in the classroom and beyond.

Read United pairs community and corporate volunteers like you with third graders at Mount Olive Intermediate School in Fort Mitchell, Alabama.

children who are not reading proficiently in third grade do not graduate from high school on time, a rate 4 times greater than proficient readers.

The third grade is a critical time in a child’s development as they transition from learning to read to reading to learn.

These skills are crucial for students’ success. Reading difficulties are directly linked to health and behavioral problems, teen pregnancy, and school dropout rates.

Make a difference in a child’s education

Are You Passionate About Helping Children?

Reading Buddies commit one hour per week to their students

Become a Reading Buddy

Other Ways to Make a Difference

Community Schools United 

Give every student a path to success in school and beyond.

Stuff The Bus

Help us gather supplies for our annual back-to-school initiative.


Lend your time and talents to local programs and projects.