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

Blog Archive: December, 2018


STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, WESTON DIBLASI

December 10, 2018

Weston Diblasi is our Student-Athlete of the Week! This University of Missouri freshman is a member of the Wrestling team and is majoring in Secondary Education. He is an active volunteer with our literacy outreach efforts in the Columbia, Missouri area. Weston's favorite aspect of serving as a volunteer is "just getting to truly interact with the kids. Getting to see their smiles and hear their laughs really brightens my day. I just hope I do the same for them."

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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, NINI WAGNER

December 03, 2018

Nini Wagner is our Student-Athlete of the Week! Nini is a junior at Tiffin University and plays on the Women's Lacrosse team. We love Nini's enthusiasm for visiting young readers during her two years of involvement with The 2nd & 7 Foundation's outreach. Her favorite moments involve, "being able to interact with the kids and seeing how excited they are when they get to keep the books. It is great to hear them talk about how they're going to go home and read to their families!"

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