Read Ahead is excited to celebrate this year's Annual Benefit Gala: Books and Beyond, honoring one of our longest and most dedicated corporate partners, Latham & Watkins LLP. We are thrilled to host this year's benefit on Monday, May 15th from 6pm to 9pm at Tribeca Rooftop, located in the heart of one of New York's most beautiful neighborhoods with panoramic views of the city's skyline.

The Read Ahead staff and Board of Directors are looking forward to honoring the outstanding work of our supporters while raising the funds vital to continuing the success of our program. Thank you to all of our supporters! 

Get your ticket to the event!
Read Ahead students visit
Teneo and Paul Weiss!
Last week, students from Read Ahead's partner schools in Queens and the Bronx took trips into Midtown to spend the day with volunteers from Teneo and Paul Weiss. For many of the students, it was their first time in a corporate office environment and they were excited by the new experience and incredible views! Click here to see more pictures!
This Month's Mentor Spotlight features Annie Wong and Kelly Lane!
Annie and Kelly, from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, have been singled out for the outstanding work they have done with their students over the past year. Read anecdotes and highlights from their experiences with Read Ahead here.
Run the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon for Read Ahead!
Read Ahead is gearing up for another great campaign this year and spots are going fast! If you're interested in running, follow this link and fill out an application. Don't miss your chance to take part in an unforgettable event while supporting Read Ahead's program!
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month
In celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Month, we're inviting volunteer mentors to share their stories, memories, and pictures of their students. If you choose to participate, don't forget to tag Read Ahead and use the hashtag #ReadAhead.

Check out similar stories from our program on our Facebook page!
Read Ahead's Junior Board
reaches a milestone!
Due to their unwavering commitment and dedication, Read Ahead's Junior Board raised over $104,000 in support of our community partner schools in Harlem and Chinatown. This incredible achievement was possible due to their hard work on this year's annual bowling benefit and #GivingTuesday campaigns. Read Ahead cannot thank them enough for their support!
Things to watch out for! 
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