Calling all volunteers!‏ Room to Read needs you!

28 Jan

rtr galaWith preparations in full swing for “Thanks to Education: An Evening of Gratitude and Giving“, Room to Read needs YOUR help to ensure that the gala is both successful and truly unforgettable. Their dedicated gala volunteers will play an integral part in the success of the evening, and the gala plays a crucial role in raising the funds necessary to support Room to Read‘s Literacy and Girls’ Education programs.

Room to Read is looking for 60+ highly committed volunteers who wish to be part of this exciting event, hosted by Room to Read Founder John Wood at the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. Please register with Room to Read if you would like to take part and support Room to Read’s work.

Date: Friday,4 March 2016

Location: Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong (Grand Ballroom), 8 Finance St., Central

Training Session: Monday, 15 February 2016 from 6:30pm-8:00pm (this training session will be held at Four Seasons Hotel)

When signing up to volunteer, please indicate which volunteer team you would like to join (please note that you are more than welcome to join more than one team!):

Setup team (10 volunteers needed); 2pm-5pm
Registration team (6 volunteers needed): 6pm-8:30pm
Auction Team (40 volunteers needed): 8pm-11pm
Check-out Team (6 volunteers needed): 10pm-12am

Please register here. The deadline to sign up is 11 February 2016.

About Room to Read: Room to Read envisions a world in which all children can pursue a quality education, reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world.

To achieve this goal, Room to Read focuses on two areas where they believe Room to Read can have the greatest impact: literacy and gender equality in education. Room to Read works in collaboration with communities and local governments across Asia and Africa to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the life skills they’ll need Room to Readto succeed in school and beyond by building and stocking libraries, building bright ventilated classrooms, publishing books in the local language, training educators and providing one-on-one support to teachers, and supporting girls to stay in school by providing material support—such as school fees, clean uniforms or transportation, in addition to mentoring and life skills training to help girls succeed in the classroom and beyond.

For more information please visit their website.

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2 Responses to “Calling all volunteers!‏ Room to Read needs you!”

  1. Shalini sajnani January 28, 2016 at 1:06 am #

    Id like to confirm my timing of help on March 4 at four seasons HK.

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