"I watched as some of our struggling students met with success due in part to this wonderful team."

Principal Veronica Wilkie,

Brandywood Elementary

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WSFS Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to Reading Assist

Delaware Business Now, June 2016

“The WSFS Foundation is honored to support RAI; together we will innovate, drive change and build dreams to strengthen the communities we serve." - Vernita Dorsey, vice president and director of community strategy

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Reading Assist Institute Launches Pilot Program

Colonial Reporter, January 2016

"Like any principal, Doug Timm is concerned about all of his students at Carrie Downie Elementary School, but thanks to a new pilot program he can scratch one of his top worries off of his list … struggling readers."

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Reading Assist Institute Helps Delaware Kids

NBC10, December 2015

Reading Assist Institute, in Delaware, is a winner of the 21st Century Solutions challenge, which is a program which gives grant money to non-profits making a difference in the community. NBC10’s Rosemary Connors reports.

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Reading Assist wins $25,000 21st Century Solutions grant

November 2015

Reading Assist Institute will receive $25,000 from NBC10/WCAU and Telemundo62/WWSI, in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation, as one of the three winners of the “21st Century Solutions” grant challenge in the Philadelphia area.

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Mid-Del Charitable Foundation awards 2015 grant to Reading Assist Institute

November 2015

“We know these organizations work hard to reach countless people in our community.” said Howell Wallace, president of the Mid-Del Charitable Foundation.

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Biz guru Jim Collins schools nonprofits

Delaware Business Times, October 2015

The Delaware Business Times covers the six nonprofits -- including the Hagley Museum and Library, the Latin American Community Center and Reading Assist -- who went through the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA) "Good to Great" training this year.

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Students Receive Reading Help From AmeriCorps

September 2015

NBC10 joined us as the RAI Reading Corps received their AmeriCorps pins inside Carrie Downie Elementary School

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Reading mentors aim to get kids on track

The News Journal, September 2015

The News Journal reports on the launch of the RAI Reading Corps inside the Colonial School District.

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Literacy Crusader Creates Reading Assist Institute

Delaware Today, September 2015

A great profile of RAI founder Virginia Biasotto, and the birth of the RAI Reading Corps.

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RAI Reading Corps seeks full time tutors to join AmeriCorps program

Reading Assist Institute in Wilmington is proud to welcome 15 full-time AmeriCorps volunteers to its ranks beginning in the fall of 2015, as part of a pilot program that will dramatically increase the number of struggling students who receive intensive reading intervention in school every year.

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