OKR Free Book Festival

Support Literacy In Pittsburgh, PA!

Excited to partner with Erie Insurance, our newest corporate partner, to deliver over 500 books to the K-5th grade students at the Jasmin Nyree community center in Pittsburgh, PA.
Students will receive three free books each and will be entertained by storytelling and West African drumming.

Event Partners:

Key Partner

Erie Insutrance, the Our Kids Read partner and sponsor for this event, has a tradition of giving. Service has been part the company’s vision from the start. ERIE’s founder H.O. Hirt had a passion for connecting people, ideas and resources to solve problems in the community. H.O. received many awards and citations in recognition of his contributions and service to the community and the insurance industry. The promise of service to Erie customers and the community continues to pass from generation to generation at ERIE.

Our Kids Read is proud to partner with Erie Insurance and put over 500 diverse books in the homes of Pittsburgh, PA K-5th grade students in underserved communities.

To donate a book or otherwise contribute to this event explore the options below.

Pick one of two (2) ways to support

OPTION | 1 Give the gift of a book in the virtual book drive
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to access the virtual book drive

Donate one or more books for children to take home with them during this event. Here is a sample of the diverse books that we will be bringing to this event:

OPTION | 2Donate to Defray the 3K event cost
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to Donate

OKR is a 100% volunteer organization but we do pay contract musicians, storytellers and part-time staff. Please donate to support the cost of bring the best event possible to the students we serve.