November 9, 2013
Come and visit us at the Old Strathcona Farmers Market! We will be there spreading the word about our work and selling used books to raise funds for Room to Read projects.
Beers for Books Trivia Night event - June 20, 2013, from 5:30 - 9:00 at Yellowhead Brewery.
Join us for a fun evening of trivia, food, and socializing. $2 from every beer sold will support Room to Read. A free brewery tour is included with every ticket sold!
Namaste Global yoga fundraiser
Yogalife Studios: Proceeds from every Karma class in June will go to this fundraiser
Room to Read-a-thon at Ecole Campbelltown School in Sherwood Park for raising an amazing $6500! They decided to build a Reading Room and supply it with local language books as well hire and train a local librarian for $5000. The remaining money will be put towards educating 6 girls for a girl as a cost of $250 per girl.
"Educate Girls, Change the World" movie viewing
A viewing of the movie, “Girl Rising” with a lively discussion of our Girls Education Program and how you can make a difference in the life of girl.
We danced our way to $600 for Room to Read! Thanks to Kerri Tulloch for all her hard work setting up and running this great fundraiser, as well as to our fabulous Zumba instructors.
Education Changes Everything: An Evening With Emily Leys, Director, Room to Read Girls' Education Program
Room to Read-a-Thon at Blessed Kateri. Congratulations for raising more than $2400!
Beers for Books at Ceili's pub northside. We raised enough money to buy more than 1000 books for children in India.
Nova Musica Spring Concert was dedicated to Room to Read, and donations were accepted at the door.
Girls Night Out - Arabian Nights We had a fun night with dinner, a silent auction and belly dancing entertainment.
Project Read: An evening at Blush Lounge including a Silent Auction raised money for a library in Laos.
John Wood wows Edmonton - Oct. 5-6, 2009
John Wood, Founder of Room To Read, spent two hectic days in Edmonton, including a business luncheon, an interview on Breakfast TV, a Read-In Event where John read Room to Read books to sixty elementary school students and a public presentation in the University of Alberta bookstore. Thanks to John for coming to Edmonton to tell us the Room to Read story...
Terry Heidt set a Guinness World Record for doing Step-Ups with a 40 lb. pack on his back at West Edmonton Mall. Proceeds raised were donated to Room to Read.
The Chapter had its Launch Event in November 2008. MC Laurie Greenwood and Guest Speaker Jim Hole celebrated the love of reading and the value of literacy in the beautiful new Lois Hole Library.