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News & Events

News

AART’s Board of Directors Grows

June 22, 2019

We are pleased to announce that two new members have joined our Board of Directors. Lara Major and Debbie White are our newest board members. Lara is an educational consultant with over 18 years of experience facilitating professional development of teachers in early literacy instruction. Prior to becoming a consultant, she was a classroom teacher … Continue reading “AART’s Board of Directors Grows”

8th Annual Tee Off for Children’s Literacy Golf Tournament is a Success

June 5, 2019

Golfers teed up at Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club on May 9th in a tournament to benefit All Ages Read Together (AART). The tournament was the inspiration of AART board member Peter Knapp, who remarked, “Eight years ago we decided to have a golf tournament and, now, it has become an annual tradition. This … Continue reading “8th Annual Tee Off for Children’s Literacy Golf Tournament is a Success”

Local Dignitaries Share Their Love of Reading at Kick-off Event for the All Ages Read Together Read-A-Thon

February 15, 2019

All Ages Read Together (AART) kicked off the 2019 AART Read-A-Thon at Cascades Library on Thursday, February 14 with Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall, Supervisor Suzanne Volpe, and Supervisor Koran Saines as well as Loudoun County Library Director Chang Liu. Area leaders read to children who attend the Cascades Library AART class. … Continue reading “Local Dignitaries Share Their Love of Reading at Kick-off Event for the All Ages Read Together Read-A-Thon”

AART Receives a Matching Donor for Giving Tuesday

November 26, 2018

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27th and will kick off the giving season by … Continue reading “AART Receives a Matching Donor for Giving Tuesday”

AART Chosen as WTOP Charity of the Month

June 19, 2018

Exciting news!  July’s WTOP Charity of the Month/Federal News Radio Community Spotlight is reserved for All Ages Read Together!  This promotion will give us unparalleled visibility across the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region.

AART Nominated by NOVA Chamber of Commerce for Nonprofit of the Year

May 25, 2018

AART is proud to have been chosen by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce as an Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards nominee in the nonprofit category. The Northern Virginia Chamber’s Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards honor individuals, businesses and non-profits for above-and-beyond business leadership, employee engagement, and corporate social responsibility (CSR). AART’s management staff attended the award … Continue reading “AART Nominated by NOVA Chamber of Commerce for Nonprofit of the Year”

It’s Graduation Season at AART

May 17, 2018

AART graduations are a special time of year, an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our students. Some of our students first arrive at our classes quiet, some struggling to leave their parents or with limited English skills. They also arrive with shy smiles and are eager to learn. One of our parents recently shared … Continue reading “It’s Graduation Season at AART”

Tory Burch Foundation Invites AART ED to First Summit

April 25, 2018

The Tory Burch Foundation invited AART Executive Director, Michelle Sullivan, to attend The Embrace Ambition Summit on Tuesday, April 24th at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center.  Many nonprofit executives gathered with women entrepreneurs from all over the world to discuss the idea of doing well while doing good.  “To say it was a transformative experience … Continue reading “Tory Burch Foundation Invites AART ED to First Summit”

AART Thanks Maximus Foundation and John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation for their Generous Support

April 1, 2018

Many thanks to our most recent foundation funders, the Maximus Foundation and the John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation. As the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, the Foundation extends the mission of the Company by identifying and awarding grants to partners with specialized expertise to deliver results within the same populations and communities served by the public … Continue reading “AART Thanks Maximus Foundation and John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation for their Generous Support”

Events

All Ages Read Together 9th Annual Horseshoe HoeDown

When: October 26, 2019 4:00 pm
Where: River Farm Stables, Leesburg, VA

Save the Date for our 9th Annual Horseshoe HoeDown on October 26th, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. This year we’ll have a Halloween theme and family friendly fun for all! Click to donate sponsor or buy tickets.

AART’s 3rd Annual Read-A-Thon

When: February 14, 2019 12:00 am
Where: Wherever you enjoy reading.

On Thursday February 14th, Valentine’s Day 2019, AART will kick-off our 3rd Annual Read-A-Thon to encourage a love of reading and raise funds in support of our programs. Individuals, book clubs, schools, and businesses are all encouraged to participate. Our kick-off event will be held at the Cascades Library from 1 to 2 p.m. with … Continue reading “AART’s 3rd Annual Read-A-Thon”