A thriving community where all children read with confidence and joy
Member Since 2015
Employees 11
Locations 1
Local Suppliers 80%
Contact Us
105-105 12th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 3J8
403-777-8254
info@calgaryreads.com
Affiliations
Awards
  • CBE Lighthouse Award
  • Be Local Award: Favourite Non-Profit 2017
Environmental Initiatives
  • Recycling
Commitment to Employees
  • Benefit package
  • Recognition program
  • Professional development, mentorship and training
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REAP SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE (2017)

CO2 Emissions Saved (kg)
680
Waste Diverted (kg)
25,842
Dollars Donated ($)
0
Hours Volunteered
0

Calgary Reads in a non-profit organization that acts as a bridge between home and school, working to create communities where reading matters. Calgary Reads is committed to working with parents, educators, corporate partners and the community at large to foster a joyful relationship with reading in all children in Calgary and beyond.

Calgary Reads provides free literacy-building and reading resources including games and books. Literacy is linked to a range of personal, social and financial benefits, from positive self-esteem to ongoing employment, good health, community engagement, reduced crime rates and even a stronger national economy.

Calgary Reads is committed to supporting their local community, through local purchasing. They also donate thousands of books annually to partner organizations in Calgary.