Theressa Brown saw there was a need in the community for children to have the right tools to start school more than 13 years ago. That’s when she began the Reading & Succeeding Program. What began as a relatively small school supply drive has now grown to a giveaway of over 1,000 book bags packed with items needed to succeed in school, all donated to children in need! Theressa also reads once a week to school aged children and talks about the importance of literacy, as well as coordinating Literacy Pep Rally’s at schools in the community- all in an effort to help foster the love of reading. Theressa truly believes one of the best gifts you can give to a child is the gift of reading. Reading & Succeeding with Theressa and 95.7 R&B is changing the future one child at a time!
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