“Please don’t delete my story…”
“I am Fernando, and I start the Children and Parent Reading Together Program on September 27th.
I go to Vineyards Elementary School Head Start and I started school for the first time on August 15th.
I am 4 years old and have not been to school before, not even Child Care. My Mom and Dad speak a little English, but we speak Spanish at home. My Dad works long hours and my Mom looks after me.
It is hard for me to write my own name.
Tomorrow my Mom will come to the school and we will read a book together, we will do this every week. After school I can take the book home and Mom and me can read together before I go to sleep.
Thank you Literacy Volunteers of Collier County for helping me and my Mom to read and speak English, maybe Dad will join us at school one day.”
Sponsor a child for $50 or more and help pay for the books for Juan and other 4 year old children.