Shaked Darca High School Reads!
בית ספר שק"ד דרכא קורא!
Please help me raise $12,000 for our Reading Festival in memory of my mother, Adele.
בבקשה עזרו לי לגייס 37,000 ש"ח לפסטיבל הקריאה שלנו לזכר אמא היקרה שלי אדל ז"ל
When I was a kid, I was surrounded by books and people who loved to read them. Fantasy, mystery, memoir, history, philosophy, religion, art, cookbooks, comics -- there was nothing my family didn’t read. We also had subscriptions to three different newspapers, because no two contained all the necessary cartoons and crossword puzzles.
My Mother of Blessed Memory
אמא שלי זיכרונה לברכה
My mother, Adele McDaniel, believed that literacy is the key to a successful future. And she thought that everyone deserves to succeed. She was a physicist and worked full time, but when we were grown and too big to curl up with her on the black recliner, she started volunteering to help underprivileged children read.
Mom passed away this summer. I just returned from helping clean out her house. As always, there were books spilling over tables, chairs and beds. Bookshelves stood in every room and hallway, with collections of poetry, magazines and comics stacked in the bathrooms. And that was all in addition to the wall-to-wall library upstairs.
Today I am a high school English teacher in Israel. Many of my students don’t read for fun in Hebrew, not to mention English. According to The Marker, nine out of ten Israeli applicants for jobs in high tech don’t have the basic skills for the industry. Often, companies farm these jobs out of the country.
For the project I am looking to raise funds for the following:
new library books:
How You Can Help
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למידע נוסף לכתוב למייל firstname.lastname@example.org
מטרה / GOAL : 37,000 shekels התקדמות / PROGRESS: 18,238 shekels
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