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Donate Today to the I Read Canadian Fund






Every young person should have access to Canadian books. Help make this a priority.


The I Read Canadian Fund supports getting Canadian Books into the hands off young people across the country. Additionally this fund supports and the expansion of the Forest of Reading program into indigenous, rural and priority communities, plus the delivery of books. Let’s get kids excited about reading for fun!

Please note: The I Read Canadian Fund was previously named the Festival Fund

The I Read Canadian Fund promotes engagement in reading through:
  • The journey of books: transportation and logistical costs associated with getting new and current books by Canadian authors into the hands of young readers across Canada.
  • A rock concert of reading: allowing children to experience a local Forest of Reading event, where they can meet and participate in workshops with their favourite Canadian authors.
  • Cultivating a love of reading: Cover the cost of Forest of Reading program registration.
Donate today and help give the gift of literacy!

Donors receive recognition of donations on our website, volunteer opportunities for your employees, and tax receipts (for donations over $20.00).

Thank you to those who have supported the I Read Canadian Fund! Spread the word.



Are you an institution in need of funding for transportation to and from the Festival of Trees?

Applications for 2017 are now closed. Please check back here next year for 2018 applications.


CONTRIBUTORS

2017

Blessed Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School
Patricia Doran
Flakeboard Company Limited
Christopher Streets
M.E. De Bonis
K. Suffoletta
Lindsay Bryan
Kendra Cutting
Erika Provenzano & Chris Rumas
Barbara Franchetto & David Klebanoff
Kathryn
Deborah Hodge
Judith Gruarin
Charmaine Atrooshi
Teresa Toten
Stephanie Tromly
Hannah Sheridan

2016

Burlington Public Library
Doris Skrivanos
John & Kathy Anstruther
Judith Gruarin
L. Burnett
Laurie Orford
Stephanie Pimentel
Shelagh Paterson
Amy Mathers
Shelagh Harris
Erika Provenzano & Chris Rumas
Prouse Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac
Collingwood Pubic Library Staff
M Baxter, Georgina PL
Todd Kyle
Flakeboard Company Limited
Kevin Sylvester
Dave-Space SaverCCS
Kate Johnson-McGregor
Michael Ridley
Bernard & Gilda Katz
L. McKim Flattery
Ardagh Bluffs Public School
Mita Williams
Larry Moore
Shelley Peterson
Paula de Ronde
Joan Girot
Faith E R Shergold
Margie Singleton
Brenda Reed
Moira Davidson
Bonnie Clarke
David MacKenzie
Beckie MacDonald
Stephanie Pimental 

2015

Margaret Andrewes
Katarina Boljkovac
Angele Delaunois
Kimberly Lavalle
Faith E. R. Shergold
Sya Van Geest
Brenda Reed
Paula Cardozo
Anita Brooks Kirkland
Anne Bailey
Doris Skrivanos
John Anstruther
Judith Gruarin
Laurie Burnett
Shelagh Harris
Stephanie Pimentel
Shelagh Paterson
Amy Mathers

2014

Anne Bailey
Christine Jenkins
Joelle Hubner-McLean
Karen McGrath
Pamela Jacobs
Ron Getz
Todd Kyle​
Virginia DiLauro
Margaret Andrews
Burlington Public Library