Create a Fundraiser

Turn Your Passions into Literacy Impacts

Reading In Motion, believes that every individual has the power to make a difference in the lives of children and their families. By combining your interests and passions with fundraising efforts, you can play a vital role in promoting literacy and creating a lifelong love of reading to children in your community.

Fitness for Literacy

Consider using your athletic pursuits to raise funds for the Reading In Motion mission. Organize a charity run, cycling event, or even a virtual fitness challenge; the options are endless. Encourage your friends, family, and community members to sponsor your efforts, and watch as their support translates into more books and educational resources for children in need.

Workplace for Literacy

Your workplace can be a powerful platform for raising awareness and funds for Reading In Motion. Collaborate with your colleagues to organize bake sales, casual dress days, or fun competitions where a portion of the proceeds supports our literacy initiatives. You can also encourage your employer to match employee donations, amplifying the impact of your efforts.

Celebrating Milestones for Literacy

Birthdays, weddings, graduations, or promotions, can be transformed into opportunities to give back. Instead of traditional gifts, consider creating a personalized fundraising campaign and invite your loved ones to contribute to Reading In Motion in honor of your special occasion.

Celebrate for a Cause

Do you have a unique idea for a fundraiser? We encourage you to "Celebrate For a Cause" and bring your creative vision to life. Whether it's a talent show, art auction, or a community event, we'll support you in turning your passion project into a successful fundraising initiative for literacy.

Join us in making a lasting impact on the lives of children and their families within the community. Your efforts, no matter how big or small, will play a crucial role in ensuring that every child has access to the transformative power of books and education.

To get started or learn more about fundraising opportunities, please contact Julie Reeder, Director of Development, at or 312.357.9463.

Other Ways To Get Involved

Literacy Support

More students than ever need help building literacy and reading skills. Donations to literacy support will help children open doors to lifelong learning opportunities.

Become A Member

Play a vital role in advancing our mission of promoting literacy and creating a lifelong love of reading by becoming a Reading In Motion Board Member.

Volunteer Support

Volunteerism efforts will help Reading In Motion continue to expand its vital work, focused on getting at-risk children to read. Become a volunteer today.