How We Are Funded

Read to Me! is a registered charitable foundation generously funded through donations from individuals, corporations, foundations and federal and provincial government funding.

We are building an endowment to ensure the gift of books for every baby born in Nova Scotia, in perpetuity.


YOU can help give the gift of reading:  

A gift of $20 will provide a baby with a Read to Me! bag full of books and reading resources

A gift of $ 100 will provide a Read to Me! bag to 5 babies

A gift of $ 1,000 will provide a Read to Me! bag to 50 babies

A gift of $ 10,000 will provide a Read to Me! bag to 500 babies

A gift of $ 100,000 will provide a Read to Me! bag to 5,000 babies

A gift of $ 200,000 will provide a Read to Me! bag to every baby born in Nova Scotia for one year


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Read to Me! extends enormous gratitude to the many groups & individuals who have provided financial and in-kind support, including:

Over $100,000

The Halifax Youth Foundation

The Province of Nova Scotia

HRSDC, National Literacy Secretariat

The Counselling Foundation of Canada

The Windsor Foundation

Clearwater Foods


$50,000 to $100,000

IWK Foundation

TD Financial Group




Bank of Montreal

Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union

Nova Scotia Teachers Union

IWK Health Centre Auxiliary


 Up to $25,000

R.J. MacLehnan

Rotary Club Halifax Harbourside

Rotary Club Halifax North West

Canwest Global, Raise A Reader

Dartmouth Handcrafters Guild

Birks Foundation

Aliant Telephone Pioneers

Saidie Bronfman Foundation

Kinnear Foundation

Dalhousie Medical Students Association

Mrs. Heather Evan

Kaufmann Foundation

The Cut Foundation

Chapters Indigo

Woozles Bookstore

McLean Foundation

Hylcan Foundation


Carthy Foundation

Kiwanis Club Sydney

Feed the Mind

MSVU Fundraiser

Canada Post Heritage

St. FX  Fundraiser

Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation

Aboriginal Affairs and NDC

Kinette Club of Sackville

South Shore Regional Hospital Auxiliary

Women’s Auxiliary of the Yarmouth Regional Hospital

Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation

Aberdeen Health Foundation

Colchester Regional Hospital Auxiliary

St. Martha’s Hospital Auxiliary


In Kind Support

IWK Health Centre

Dexter’s Subaru and Subaru Canada, official vehicle sponsor

National Adult Literacy Database


The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia Provincial Library

Canadian Children’s Book Centre

Penguin Books Canada

Raincoast Books

Kids Can Press

Nimbus Publishers

Scholastic Books

Monarch Books

Doctor’s Nova Scotia






Contact Information

Phone: (902) 470-6487 or (902) 470-7763
IWK Health Centre 
5850/5980 University Avenue 
PO Box 9700
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8
Fax: (902) 470-8785


Thanks so much for your books. We have really enjoyed them. In fact, some of our favourite books are from the "stash" that we have received from your organisation. We also love the CD. What a wonderful program you have developed. We are truly grateful.
- Krissy

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