Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that 44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau

In This Together

Posted on: 05/08/2020

With the support of student-athletes from all across the country, the mission of The 2nd & 7 Foundation is as strong as ever. 

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Lakeside dragons take part in 2nd & 7 reading program

Posted on: 02/18/2020

Lakeside High School Athletic Director Jason Baxter afforded Ontario Primary School the opportunity to have the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams read to the 2nd graders and work with them in the classroom as part of the 2nd & 7 Foundation program.

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Planting the Seeds for a Future Love of Books

Posted on: 12/26/2019

Switzerland of Ohio School District student-athletes began a recent partnership with The 2nd & 7 Foundation to promote literacy with all 2nd grade students in the district.  

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Student athletes spread message of kindness

Posted on: 12/19/2019

Tusky Valley high school students visited Tusky Valley Intermediate 2nd-grade students to read The Hog Mollies and the Great Golden Gizmo, a story that encourages young readers to practice acts of kindness. 

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2nd and 7 program introduced at Smith

Posted on: 11/15/2019

Second graders at Smith Elementary School were visited by athletes from Delaware Hayes High School and The Ohio State University Thursday as part of a push to bring the 2nd and 7 Foundation to every elementary in Delaware City Schools.

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