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Kids Need to Read Brings Exciting Schedule of Events at Phoenix Comicon 2015

Kids Need to Read (KNTR) has had the good fortune of being the sponsored charity of Phoenix Comicon for six years, and are hosting a fantastic line-up of events at Phoenix Comicon 2015. From children’s activities to nightly dances and creative fundraisers benefiting Kids Need to Read, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Mesa, AZ, May 23, 2015 --( Kids Need to Read (KNTR) is proud to be the official sponsor of Phoenix Comicon 2015, and this will be the sixth year the two organizations have joined in partnership. Phoenix Comicon has placed a priority on supporting Kids Need to Read from the organization's earliest days, playing a vital role in Kids Need to Read's growth and its ability to impact the future of our nation's children through access to inspiring literacy programs and reading resources, including comic books and graphic novels.

· Kids Reading Corner in Youth Art Room, Courtesy of KNTR, Daily

· KNTR Build-a-Book Program with Steven Riley, Sponsored by ARIZONA COYOTES at KNTR Booth 5078

· Hero Design—Riley Style, Presented by KNTR, Saturday

· Free HIGHLIGHTS Magazines for Kids, Plus Literacy-themed Art, Products and Raffles, Handmade Reading Buddies, Geeksages and More at KNTR Booth 5078

· Three Dances Benefiting KNTR (Tickets), Toss Prizes Sponsored by Newins Access Auto Insurance:

-- Steampunk Homecoming Ball, Gallifrey Geek Prom, The Red Wedding

· Sketch Off: Wolverine, Benefiting KNTR, Thursday

· Sketch Off: Batman, Benefiting KNTR, Friday

· Sketch Off: The Flash, Benefiting KNTR, Saturday

· Sketch Off: My Little Pony, Benefiting KNTR, Sunday

· KNTR Charity Texas Hold'em Tournament, Benefiting KNTR, Hosted by Lupine Entertainment

· Kids Need to Read Charity Art Auction (Live), Benefiting KNTR,

· Kids Need to Read Charity Art Auction (Silent), Benefiting KNTR

· Drinks with Authors, Hosted by KNTR, Saturday

· Youth Fashion Show, Hosted by KNTR, Sunday

· Cosplayer Raffles Benefiting KNTR:
-- Arizona Avengers “Cyclops Visor” Raffle (Purchase tickets at AZA booth in Hall of Heroes, Friday–Sunday)
-- Justice League of Arizona “Doctor Fate Helmet” Raffle (Purchase tickets at JLA booth in Hall of Heroes)

About Kids Need to Read:
Founded with a passion to improve the lives of disadvantaged children by providing inspiring book collections and engaging literacy programs to underfunded schools, libraries, and organizations across the nation, Kids Need to Read aspires to empower and embolden every last child through a culture of reading. For many of the children it serves, Kids Need to Read represents a crucial link to a strong literacy education, and its programs help build and nurture support systems that these children may be lacking elsewhere in their lives. By immersing children in an integrated world of literary experiences that teaches them, firsthand, the impact of reading on every aspect of life, imagination is ignited and confidence is built for a prosperous future, regardless of race, economic status, or personal capabilities.
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Kids Need to Read
Lori Cothrun
2450 West Broadway Road, Suite 110
Mesa, Arizona 85202

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