The READ Center is one of 200 organizations nationwide that has been selected to compete for $25,000 in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program. The 40 organizations with the most votes in the contest will receive $25,000!

    • Voting is now live! Voting takes place online August 16-August 25. You have 10 votes EACH day of the contest. Please cast them all for READ and vote EVERY DAY!
    • Voting begins on August 16. You will receive reminders to vote during the contest. Please pass them on to family members, friends, and colleagues.
    • Look for more information on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Please re-post READ’s information to your page and encourage support. It’s going to come down to who can turn out the most votes. Your posts will make a difference.
    • Do you know a State Farm agent? If you do, please contact him/her and ask them to help support The READ Center on their website and social media.

With your help, we can win! The grant will be used to support READ’s adult literacy programs including a class in Richmond’s southside.

UPDATE: Voting concluded on Friday, August 25th. Thank you to everyone who voted everyday during the campaign. State Farm will announce the winners on September 28th, so stay tuned for updates!