The Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation is proud to support, Reading Is
Fundamental, a nation-wide literacy organization dedicated to teaching
children both the fundamentals and value of reading.
By helping our children learn to read, they will be able to independently begin
to read to learn. This important step is critical to producing an educated
citizenry, which is a principle mission of the Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation.
RIF strives to make a difference in children's lives every day through enriching
activities that encourage children's interest in reading. Every child involved
with RIF gets to choose and keep new books, at no cost. Some of RIF's most
important work occurs in communities where students are at great risk of
Here, in Washington, D.C. RIF is actively working to eliminate illiteracy by
illuminating and inspiring children to read.
Whenever and wherever kids are reading, whether it's in a school, library,
child-care center, Head Start program, park, community center, health clinic,
domestic shelter, or at home, RIF is making a significant difference in the
lives and aspirations of children.