As part of the event, Penguin Random House and the ALA are running a fundraiser that will raise money to promote literacy to children. Funds raised during #Readathon2016 will benefit the Every Child Ready to Read initiative, a national library program for early literacy development. Supporters can use the Facebook Donate button on the ALA Facebook page in order to contribute.
To find out how you can host a reading party or to find a reading party near you, follow this link.
Reposted from GalleyCat By Dianna Dilworth on May. 17, 2016