One of the best ways to find out more about Room to Read and help spread the word about our mission to educate children in developing countries is to attend an event in your area. Room to Read has volunteer chapters around the globe that host events to help us raise money and awareness for our programs. If you're interested in attending one of our local events, please download the invitation and/or contact the name listed below. We hope to see you soon at a local Room to Read event!

Please note that the following events are listed chronologically.

Our volunteers are busy planning a variety of events. Please check back often if your city isn't listed below. For more information about any of the events on this page, please contact   

Boston, MA 
Empowering Girls One Book at a Time: With John Wood, Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Wednesday, April 23, 5:30pm-8:45pm
300 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA

Reserve your tickets now! 

Delhi, India
Aadya Agarwal presents "La Sculpture de la Vie"
Preview on Friday, April 25, 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Exhibition on display until Saturday, April 26, 11:00am to 6:00pm
Arushi Arts, The Gallery on MG Mall
13 MG Road, Ground Floor
Near Metro Station Sultanpur 

Toronto, Canada 

2nd Annual "For the Love of Girls" 
Friday, April 25 

More details coming soon. 

Montreal, Canada 
Room to Read Benefit Cocktail 
Thursday, May 1, 5:30pm 
Bank of Montreal,129 St-Jacques, Montreal 

Get on board and help raise funds to support global literacy for children on Thursday, May 1, 2014! 

The evening will take place under the artistic direction of moviemaker Khoa Lê. In-flight entertainment will be offered by game and entertainment enterprise, Frima Studio. Room to Read founder and author of Leaving Microsoft to Change the World, John Wood, and Frima Studio president, Steve Couture, will be special guests. 

Guests will be offered business-class in-flight service, and can take part in a silent auction featuring an exciting selection of prizes, the theme of which will be travel and adventure. 

Tickets available here

San Diego, California
Mayday! SOS for Education! San Diego Benefit
Thursday, May 1, 6:00pm 
Private Residence

Go the extra mile and join us on an exciting cultural and educational experience. We will take you on a journey to remote areas of the world where Room to Read’s educational programs are reaching millions of children.  You’ll encounter interesting guests, delicious regional food, wine, and entertainment. Help increase global literacy and gender equality in education around the world while you mingle with fascinating people, including Room to Read’s Co-founder Erin Ganju!

Tickets available here

Dallas, Texas
In Vino Educatis: A Spring Benefit
Saturday, May 3, 7:00pm 
Corinthian Sailing Club, 541 E. Lawther Dr.

In Vino has become our Chapter’s signature Spring event. This year’s In Vino will be held at the lovely Corinthian Sailing Club, on the shores of White Rock Lake. Expect great wine and appetizers, good friends, fun door prizes, and an impressive slate of silent auction items. There is ample parking, and there is nothing quite like seeing the lights reflected on the lake. More details can be found here.

Tickets available here

San Francisco, California
Extremely Educated! San Francisco Benefit
Thursday, May 8, 5:30pm 
Tank 18, 1345 Howard St

Join the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter's for our annual Spring Benefit, to be held at the fabulous Tank18 in SoMa. Look forward to an evening of wine tasting, a live auction and special guest, CEO and co-founder Erin Ganju.

Tickets available here

London, England
Pub Quiz
Thursday, May 8, 7:00pm 
Wenlock & Essex
18-26 Essex Road, N1 8LN

Do you know a lot of useless information? Do you feel good about supporting an amazing cause like Room to Read? Do you appreciate a bit of healthy competition? Do you enjoy having fun?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you should attend our PUB QUIZ EVENT on 8th May. Make a team (or join one) and reserve your spot today!

Purchase tickets here:

New York, NY
New York City's Annual Spring Benefit
Thursday, May 8, VIP Reception at 6:30, General Admission begins at 7:30
Helen Mills Event Space and Theater, 137 W. 26th St.

Save the date for the New York City Chapter's Annual Spring Benefit! Join us in reaching our millionth rising star.

Tickets available here.

Houston, Texas
A Room to Read Celebration
Sunday, May 11, 5:00-7:00 pm
Barrington Kingwood, The Manor House, 2700 North Cotswold Manor Drive, Kingwood

Join an inspirational group and the Houston chapter for an evening reception and celebrtaion of literacy and gender equality in education.

RSVP information here.

Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles' 6th Annual Spring Gala
Thursday, May 15, 6:30pm 
Private Residence

Please join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, m
usic by DJ Carmen Rizzo, and live and silent auctions. Room to Read Co-Founder and CEO, Erin Ganju, will be presenting as well as hosting a special VIP Reception.

Registration details coming soon. 

Zurich, Switzlerand
Brazilian Zouk for Education
Monday, May 12, 19:00-24:00
Toro Bar, Schöneggstrasse 25, 8004 Zurich

A workshop with the most renowned Brazilian Zouk teacher in Zurich area, a great opportunity for people to open their minds to dancing, which is not only good for the body but also for the soul. For more information please contact

Please register here:

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