Read United Volunteer Registration

Read United is a one-on-one reading program that pairs Quad Cities adult volunteers with elementary kids to read together on a weekly basis for 30 minutes. With help through Read United, more students have a better shot at donning a cap and gown and accepting their high school diploma.

With help through Read United, more students have a better shot at donning a cap and gown and accepting their high school diploma. Your support for programs like Read United is having a direct impact in helping our kids get on track in school and setting them up to achieve now and in the future!

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Volunteer today!

In just 30 minutes a week, you can change a child's future.

Volunteer opportunities are available at numerous locations on both sides of the river, and new locations are being added periodically.

Select a location below to browse Read United volunteer opportunities for the day, time and school of your choice.

Registration will be opening soon for the 2023 – 2024 school year. Stay informed about inspiring stories and discover Read United opportunities by joining our notification list.

Volunteer Materials

There’s never been a more important time for us to come together to support our Quad Cities’ kids in their education journey. The materials below will aid you in your efforts to make an impact in the success of a student who is struggling to read on grade level.

Helpful Materials

All About Me – Volunteer

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Tips for Reading with Dr. Pandora Lawrence

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Dr. Pandora Lawrence Reading Instructions

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Reading Tips

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Volunteer Orientation

Download Video

Volunteer Orientation

Download PDF

School Information

School Calendars 2023 – 2024

Bettendorf

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Davenport

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East Moline

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Moline

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Pleasant Valley

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Rock Island

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School Details and Locations

Bowlesburg

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Fillmore

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Grant Wood

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Hillcrest

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Hoover

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Jefferson

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Logan

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Madison

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Mark Twain

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Neil Armstrong

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Paul Norton

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Riverdale Heights

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Spring Forward – Earl Hanson

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Spring Forward – Rock Island Academy

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Spring Forward – RICMS

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Spring Forward – Ridgewood RI

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Washington

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Willard

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Helpful Materials

All About Me – Volunteer

Download

Tips for Reading with Dr. Pandora Lawrence

Download Video

Dr. Pandora Lawrence Reading Instructions

Download

Reading Tips

Download

Volunteer Orientation

Download Video

Volunteer Orientation

Download PDF

Get the Full Toolkit

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped transform lives through literacy last school year.

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100 +

Students helped in the Quad Cities

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300 +

Quad Citizens volunteered

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1500 +

Hours invested in youth literacy

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