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Family Support Hawaii receives $2,500 grant to host a family reading celebration for local community

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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s literacy organization, selected Family Support Hawaii to receive a $2,500 special literacy grant to host a Family Reading Celebration event for local families. The Family Reading Celebration initiative is designed to empower families and communities to help children discover the joy of reading.

“We are honored to receive this Family Reading Celebration grant to better serve the families in our community,” said Shannon Ramirez, Family Support Hawaii’s RIF Coordinator. “Reading opens the doors to so many opportunities, and this grant will help us develop lifelong readers among our local children.”

Through a multi-year partnership with Macy’s, RIF is distributing $87,500 in grant funds to 28 programs during the first phase of the new Family Reading Celebration initiative. For more information, please contact RIF Coordinator, Shannon Ramirez at (808) 334-4111.

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