On November 29th, celebrate your love of reading with The Word On The Street through our first ever Friends of WOTS Read-A-Thon.
From November 29th to December 8th, The Word On The Street will be hosting our first-ever Friends Of WOTS Read-A-Thon!
Connect with community members and share your love for reading with The Word On The Street. Participants will raise funds to provide the foundational and ongoing support we’ll need to champion reading and writing in Canada for years to come!
Interested in reading with us? Register by Giving Tuesday on November 29th by contacting sarah [at] thewordonthestreet [dot] ca. Registration can be as an individual or with a team.
Unable to participate? We invite you to support the Read-A-Thon by donating or helping to spread the word!
A Read-A-Thon is an opportunity to read books along with your community for a good cause. For the Friends of WOTS Read-A-Thon, we’re encouraging community members to share the Canadian and Indigenous books they’re most excited about!
The Friends of WOTS Read-A-Thon will take place from November 29th to December 8th. Share your photos and book recommendations on social media!
To get involved you can donate to support the Read-A-Thon or register to participate as an individual or a team. Contact our Development Coordinator, Sarah (sarah [at] thewordonthestreet [dot] ca) for details and registration info.
Giving Tuesday is the world’s largest generosity movement. Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a stranger, or giving to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts, and everyone has something to give.
This fundraiser will help to provide the foundational and ongoing support needed to champion reading and writing in Canada through The Word On The Street’s annual festival and year-round programs.
Yes, those who donate will receive a tax receipt. The Word On The Street is a registered charity, and donations are processed through CanadaHelps.
Nope! We may introduce a competitive element for future Read-A-Thons, but this year we just want to celebrate by reading books together for a good cause.
However many you like! If you’re interested in a challenge, you can pledge to read a certain number of pages or books during the fundraiser. Our team is committing to reading books by Canadian and Indigenous authors for the whole week.