You made this possible!
Kids will start strong this year, thanks to YOU!I’m so excited to announce our second Virtual Book Drive was a success! Because of 182 supporters like you rising to the challenge, we exceeded our goal and raised more than $52,000. Thank you. And a huge thank you to our generous donors, Pete and Kathy Sittnick, for their matching gift.Building a love…Read More
Happy New Year!
“When Poppy thought about all the things she truly loved – her friends and family were at the top of the list.”– Kristi Yamaguchi, from her book Dream Big Little Pig. At Always Dream, we are dreaming big for 2023. And like Poppy, we are thinking of you, our many supporters and community members. Thank you…Read More
The 2021-2022 Year-End Celebrations!
The end of the school year is always a time of celebration – and that’s no different for our Always Reading program! We held 15 year-end celebrations across California, Hawai’i, and Arizona. While most of our celebrations were virtual, we had the opportunity to applaud our students and families in person at four schools. Year-end…Read More
Our Report Card
Dear Friends, Always Dream is committed to being a data-driven learning organization, annually evaluating our program impact. By tracking digital library usage, as well as gathering feedback from teacher focus groups and family surveys, we can capture a 360-degree view of our Always Reading Program. I am pleased to share highlights from our recent evaluation…Read More
Hats off to you! 🙌
Our most successful school year, thanks to YOU! It was an action-packed couple of weeks as Always Dream celebrated the 500 students and 775 family members who participated in the Always Reading program during the 2020-2021 school year. It was a year like no other, but with your help, the Always Reading program equipped students…Read More
We’re turning 25!
In celebration of our 25th anniversary, I’m so thrilled to unveil our new look and logo for Always Dream. It highlights the North Star, a symbol of hope and inspiration. Watch our video to hear the inspiration behind our new logo. I want to give a special shout out to Kurt Osaki and his team at Osaki…Read More
Thank you for helping us raise over $292,000 for our students!
I want to send my heartfelt thanks to each and everyone of you, for helping us to raise the roof with our virtual fundraising efforts at the Always Dream Virtual Gala. Our goal was $250,000 and you helped us raise over $290,000! You by far exceeded expectations and we extend our sincere appreciation to all of you, for stepping…Read More
We’re grateful for you!
Always home … and Always Reading™ This holiday season will be like no other, but there is still so much for us to be grateful for … starting with YOU! Thank you for your unyielding support of our students and their families during this difficult time. Distance learning has become the reality this year…Read More