Our Spring Fundraiser is Happening NOw!

With your donation, another student can access high quality reading tutoring. Help a struggling reader today.

Our goal is $20,000!


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Juan has shown more confidence in his reading ability. He has participated more in class now that he has had success with Raising Hands.”
— Amanda Yonks, Classroom Teacher
1 out of 5 students have some degree of reading difficulty
— (Overcoming Dyslexia, Shaywitz, 2003)

Raising Hands provides free reading tutoring to students in the Highland Park community that meet the following criteria:

(1) a member of the Highland Park community

(2) Reading below grade level

(3) with a disability label categorized under federal law IDEA and

(4) From a family that meets income requirements.

Our tutor is certified in the structured literacy program, Orton Gillingham. To learn more about the Orton Gillingham program, please visit the website here.