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Help Your Child Transition into the Fall Season with Books

September 6, 2023

September is a time of big transitions. . . and books can help!  The beginning of fall might mean a transition for a young child in your life. Maybe they are starting preschool or kindergarten. For infants and toddlers, a transition can simply be a shift in the daily rhythm and routine as the school […]

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Early Literacy ideas for the Summer 

July 19, 2023

Literacy activities are everywhere in Summer and the best part? Most of them are free! Going to the beach? Help your child write their name in the sand. Collect small shells, pebbles, even seaweed. What can you make out of these things? It could be letters are something else. When young children play and create […]

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Reach Out and Read RI Partners with Papitto Opportunity Connection to Support Young Children’s Literacy and Healthy Development

March 8, 2022

PROVIDENCE, RI (February 23, 2022)– Reach Out and Read Rhode Island (RORRI) is grateful to have received a grant from the Papitto Opportunity Connection. Funding from this grant will support 11,500 children for one year in Reach Out and Read RI, helping to provide 28,000 new books to these children, as well as create new […]

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The Power of Volunteerism

November 16, 2020

In 1985, the United Nations designated December 5 as International Volunteer Day to celebrate the impact of volunteerism and encourage more people in every part of the world to offer their services as volunteers. It might seem early to call attention to this important day in mid-November. However, as we enter the holiday season, time […]

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RORRI Welcomes New Board Member!

November 10, 2020

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of Dinusha Dietrich, MD, to the Board. Dr. Dietrich is a board-certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She completed her pediatric residency training at Hasbro Children’s Hospital/Brown University, where she also completed a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Dietrich serves […]

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Reach Out And Read Rhode Island Success

We Stand With All Families

June 1, 2020

We have found ourselves working with Reach Out and Read Rhode Island because we believe in the power of ALL parents and caregivers to express their love for their babies and children through the positive and language-rich interactions that happen around the books we provide to families at pediatric office visits. We believe in the […]

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