LOCATION: Baruch College, NVC 2nd Fl lobby

ORGANIZATION: Room to Read

TASK: Volunteers will help fund-raise by bringing and/or selling baked goods.

NOTE: Gain 1 volunteer credit by: 1) Volunteering for 2 hours, 2) bring a dozen baked goods and volunteer for 1 hour, OR 3) bring two dozen baked goods

 BACKGROUND: Room to Read is a non-profit organization for improving literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world. Headquartered in San Francisco, California and founded on the belief that "World Change Starts With Educated Children," the organization focuses on working in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments. Room to Read develops literacy skills and the habit of reading among primary school children, and supports girls in completing secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond.