Quick and Easy: Donate to Reach Out and Read

MAD-erie-family-health-booksA small donation of just $10 can help Erie Family Health Center provide three books to kids in their Reach out and Read program.

Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center is purchasing children’s books as part of their new initiative, Reach out and Read. This innovative program utilizes doctors and other medical staff to talk to parents about the importance of reading aloud to their children. To help accomplish this, they are working to provide developmentally appropriate books. Erie will also make children’s books available in the health center waiting area.

What: You can help by donating money to the Reach out and Read program. Donations of all amounts are accepted.

Where: Online! Designate “other” and indicate that your donation is for Reach out and Read at Evanston/Skokie.

The Organization: Erie Family Health Center has been at the forefront of providing comprehensive primary health care to diverse communities in the Chicago area for more than 55 years. They serve more than 40,000 patients a year at 13 health centers. The Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center opened this past October, and is the area’s first and only community health center. At Erie, they believe that everyone is entitled to healthcare, regardless of income, so they work to ensure access to their services to all members of the community.