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 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  

New York, NY
Baruch College Charity Benefit for Room to Read 
Thursday, November 13
Ariana: 138-140 W. Houston Street, New York, NY 10012 

Baruch College will host an evening of fine dining, drinks, and entertainment featuring 6-time Russian Grammy Winner Ariana Grinblat, and exclusive raffle and more. Proceeds raised will go directly to Room to Read. 

For ticket information and raffle item details, please click here

San Francisco Bay Area
Kehillah Parents Association Presents... Half the Sky: A Community Discussion

Thursday, November 20
7:30 – 9:00 pm
Kehillah Jewish High School– 3900 Fabian Way Palo Alto, CA

Join us for an evening to view clips from Half the Sky and to engage in a discussion about how we can “ignite the change needed to put an end to the oppression of women and girls worldwide, the defining issue of our time.” It starts right here, with a spark in our home communities and those next door. Room to Read will be a featured organization during this community discussion.

Tickets are available online for $10.

Room to Rock: Battle of the Bands

Thursday, December 2, 6:30pm-10:00pm
Mohawk– 912 Red River St., Austin, TX

You are invited to the Austin Chapter's Room to Rock: Battle of the Bands music fundraiser! Five local bands will compete, and you can help decide the winner by donating to Room to Read in their name! Purchase your tickets in advance for the chance to win a door prize. All proceeds benefit Room to Read.

Tickets are available online and at the door for $10.

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