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Support the Annual GEA Read-a-thon for SARAH!

Direct your read-a-thon sponsors to your designated school page to help reach our goal today.

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The read-a-thon is going virtual this year!

2021 GEA Read-a-thon for SARAH Foundation!

What: The Read-a-thon is a fundraising event sponsored by the Guilford Education Association to benefit SARAH's programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It involves reading during a specific time period and encouraging sponsors to pledge donations for the pages that are read.

Who: The Read-a-thon is open to all Guilford students in grades K-to-8.

How: Encourage read-a-thon supporters to visit the designated fundraising page for your school to make a donation and track progress towards your school goal. You can share the link to the school's fundraising page via email, text, and by talking to your pledge sponsors.

Dates: See below for school specific read-a-thon campaign dates.

Baldwin, Lakes, Jones, Cox

Week 1 - March 22nd, Week 2 - March 29th, Week 3 - April 5th

Adams, Leete

Week 1 - April 19th, Week 2 - April 26th, Week 3 - May 3rd

Read-a-thon Timeline:

Week 1: Students start asking family, neighbors and friends for pledges.

Week 2: Begin Reading!

Week 3: Collect donations by directing your pledge sponsors to make their gift online (select your preferred school). Donations can be made online at anytime during the read-a-thon campaign. Online donations will be accepted through the end of April.

Donations can also be sent via mail directly to the SARAH Foundation. Please include your child's name and school in the memo section of your check.

SARAH Foundation, 246 Goose Lane, Suite 104, Guilford, CT 06437

The SARAH Foundation is incredibly grateful to the students and teachers from Guilford's elementary and middle schools for their generosity and care for others in their community. Our programs and services would not be possible without friends like you. On behalf of the more than 1,700 individuals served by SARAH each year, THANK YOU!

The SARAH Mission:

Founded in 1957, the SARAH family of agencies serves more than 1,700 local individuals living with intellectual and/or other disabilities. Our programs and services include residential housing and support, day programs and recreational activities, transitional and employment services, respite care and birth-to-three early intervention services. SARAH's primary goal is to help individuals live fulfilling, productive and engaged lives in the community.

Recurring Donors

106 people have already started fundraising for this campaign!

Caitlyn Barlage 0 100 A

Caitlyn Barlage

Ashley Barr 0 100 A

Ashley Barr

Luke Bartek 100 0 A

Luke Bartek

Mae Bartek 100 0 A

Mae Bartek

Arthur Belbusti 240 -140 A

Arthur Belbusti

Arthur Belbusti 0 100 A

Arthur Belbusti

Katharine Bernstein 229 -129 A

Katharine Bernstein

Ryder Bloom 100 0 A

Ryder Bloom

Finn Bloom 100 0 A

Finn Bloom

Sienna Brackney 0 100 A

Sienna Brackney

Marin Brackney 60 40 A

Marin Brackney

Kevin Brown 155 -55 A

Kevin Brown

Brooklynne Carboni 125 -25 A

Brooklynne Carboni

Chase Carroll 50 50 A

Chase Carroll

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