Media & Events

Reading Takes You Far’s media & events below:

Check Out The Chicago Sun-Times artilce about the Reading Takes You Far Campaign!


  • 4/11

    Press Conference

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    By The Hand Club in Cabrini-Green, 1000 N. Sedgwick, Chicago, IL 60610

    Wade’s World Foundation has partnered with By The Hand Club For Kids to launch a Reading Takes You Far campaign, which has put books and reading resources into the hands of Chicago’s neediest children in an effort to fight illiteracy.

    Press Release

  • 6/11

    City of Chicago Proclamation - By The Hand Club For Kids Literacy Day

    Monday, June 11, 2012

    On June 11, By The Hand Club For Kids celebrated Literacy Day by hosting Reading Fairs at 16 Chicago Public Schools. The fairs featured refreshments, giveaways and the launch of Rahm’s Readers.

    In addition to the fairs, our PSA campaign was seen throughout Chicago on TV, bus sides and bus shelters!