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Room to Read
10-02-2011, 12:10 PM
Did you know that 770 million people in the world are illiterate, and 2/3 of those are women?
You can help improve this situation!

Join us for an evening of great food and fun to support literacy in Africa and Asia.

The Edmonton Chapter of Room to Read is hosting Books on the Beach on Friday, March 4,2011 at the Sutton Place Hotel. Wear your favourite beach attire, bring your friends and join us for a wonderful three-course dinner, silent auction and music by 2Island Girls.Tickets $100. or $750 for a table for eight. $50.00 charitable receipt will be issued for each ticket.

Register online, or for more information: www.roomtoread.org/bookson the beach

About Room to Read
- Room to Read celebrated its 10th Anniversary in 2010. In its first decade Room to Read built 1100 schools, established 10,000 libraries, published 400 multilingual children's books and is providiing ongoing educational scholarships for 10,000 girls!
-Barron's ranked Room to Read at No, 9 in its list of Top 25 Most Effective Philanthropies in 2010.
- Room to Read works in currently working in nine countries with the highest illiteracy rates in the world: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos,m Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Zambia.
- For more information, www.roomtoread.org