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November 2018

Delivery to Whitsitt Elementary – Nov.

November 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Whitsett Park,
E. Thompson Lane & Old Glenrose Ave., Nashville, TN 37211 United States
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Join us for our final book delivery of this year to the 400+ children at Whitsitt Elementary on Wednesday, November 7! We want to end with a celebration so we will be offering coffee donated by Three Brothers Coffee, OJ & snacks for all Volunteers. We will meet at Whitsett Park (E. Thompson Lane & Old Glenrose Ave.) at 7:30 AM to load up our books and ride bikes as a group to Whitsitt Elementary. If you do not want to ride a bike and would…

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October 2018

Delivery to Buena Vista Elementary – Oct.

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
M.L Rose Craft Beer & Burgers – Capitol View,
431 11th Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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Join us for another special Fall book delivery to the 300+ children at Buena Vista Elementary on Thursday, October 11! We are thrilled to announce that we are partnering up with M.L Rose Craft Beer & Burgers in Capitol View (431 11th Ave. N), the Nashville Public Library, The Nashville Sounds & “Booster”, King of Pops, Metro Nashville Police, Green Fleet Bikes, Metro Nashville Schools and will have a SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE from former Pro-cyclist, Speaker & Author, Amy Charity, for this delivery!…

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September 2018

Delivery to Cockrill Elementary- Sept.

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Frothy Monkey,
1400 51st Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37209 United States
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Join us for our first Fall book delivery in 2018 to the children at Cockrill Elementary on Friday, September 14! We are excited to announce that we are partnering up with Frothy Monkey in the Nations (1400 51st Ave. N) for this delivery! We will meet at 12:00pm to load up with books and ride bikes as a group to Cockrill Elementary (4701 Indiana Ave). If you do not want to ride a bike and would just like to be a volunteer reader,…

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July 2018

Delivery to McFerrin Community Center- July

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Green Fleet Bicycle Shop,
934 Jefferson St., Nashville, TN 37208 United States
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Join us for our July book delivery to the children at the McFerrin Community Center on Friday, July 13! Cyclists will meet at Green Fleet Bicycle Shop (934 Jefferson St.) at 11:00am to ride your bike with the group to the McFerrin Community Center (310 Grace St.). If you do not want to ride a bike and would just like to be a volunteer reader, you can meet us us Green Fleet to grab some books to take with you…

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June 2018

Delivery to The Salvation Army: Magness Potter Center – June 2018

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Von Elrod’s Beer & Sausage Garden,
1004 4th Avenue N, Nashville, 37219
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On Friday, June 15th we will be delivering books to the children of The Salvation Army Magness-Potter Community Center in partnership with Front Porch! We will officially be in the full swing of Summer and many children are out of school so we have partnered up with Front Porch for a fun summer book delivery/event to a low-income neighborhood Community Center. Front Porch has built many relationships with children and families in this area and we are excited to share…

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May 2018

Nashville Ride for Reading Week Delivery to Pennington Elementary – May 2018

May 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center,
1900 Davidson St, Nashville, 37206 United States
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Nashville Ride For Reading Week Delivery On Friday, May 11th we will be delivering books to the 300 children of Pennington Elementary!  Join us for our biggest Nashville delivery of the year during National Ride for Reading week! We will meet at 8:00AM at the Shelby Bottoms Nature Center parking lot. We are scheduled to arrive at Pennington Elementary for their Field Day at 9:00am so we will roll out no later than 8:30am. It will be a pretty easy, flat 4.5 mile ride on the…

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Mt. Juliet Ride for Reading Week Delivery – W. A Wright Elementary

May 10 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Mt. Juliet Delivery Mt. Juliet joins the cities participating in National Ride For Reading Week 2018 with this delivery to W.A. Wright Elementary School on Thursday, May 10, 2018.   Cyclists will meet at the Mt. Juliet – Wilson County Library (2765 N. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mt. Juliet) at 7:00AM for a 7:30 departure to the school . Non-Cyclists may register to read to kids at the school (spaces limited – please indicate if you are riding with the group,…

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Springfield Ride for Reading Week Delivery – Crestview Elementary

May 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Crestview Elementary,
Springfield, 37172
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Springfield, TN joins the cities participating in National Ride For Reading Week 2018 with this delivery to Crestview Elementary School (1160 Jaden Gavin Rd, Springfield, TN 37172) on Monday, May 7, 2018.   Cyclists will meet at TBD at 7:30AM for a 8:00 departure to the school . Non-Cyclists may register to read to kids at the school (spaces limited – please indicate if you are riding with the group, or meeting at the school). Contact Meghan Parker for more information on this…

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Ride for Reading Week

May 6 - 12

Thank you to everyone that participated in National Ride for Reading week 2018! If you participated this year, would you take a few minutes to complete this survey so we can continue to improve on this event next year? Thank you! National Ride For Reading Week is an annual nationwide effort in which volunteer cyclists bring our mission to their town by hosting book deliveries to Title 1 Schools in their communities. It’s the biggest week of the year! May…

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April 2018

Delivery to Mt. View Elementary – April 2018

April 13 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Burnette Chapel Church of Christ,
3890 Pin Hook Rd, Antioch, 37013
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On Friday, April 13 we will be delivering books to the 750 children of Mt. View Elementary! Join us for an EARLY delivery to Antioch! We will meet at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ (3890 Pin Hook Rd, Antioch, TN 37013) at 7:30AM. We are scheduled to arrive at Mt. View Elementary (3820 Murfreesboro Road Antioch, TN 37013) at 8:30am so we will roll out no later than 8:10am. It will be just under 2 mile route to the school. We…

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March 2018

Delivery to Carter Lawrence Elementary – March 2018

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Von Elrod’s Beer & Sausage Garden,
1004 4th Avenue N, Nashville, 37219
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Ride For Reading Delivery to Carter-Lawrence Elementary On Friday, March 9, we will be delivering books to the children of Carter-Lawrence Elementary in Nashville! Join us as we ride through one of Nashville’s trendiest neighborhoods in midday to bring our mission to the Edgehill community. We will meet at 12:00 Noon at the new Von Elrod’s Beer Garden & Sausage House -1004 4TH AVENUE NORTH – for a fun afternoon delivery ride running straight through “The Gulch” before heading up…

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February 2018

Delivery to Gower Elementary

February 9 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Commodore Yacht Club,
6002 River Road, Nashville, 37209
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Ride For Reading Delivery to Gower Elementary On Friday, February 9, we will be delivering books to the children of Gower Elementary in Nashville! We will meet at 1:15 PM at the Commodore Yacht Club (6002 River Road) for a 1:45 sharp departure. The folks at the non-profit Commodore Yacht Club have graciously agreed to provide their ample parking area for this delivery. The harbormaster will be there to help direct parking – please thank him for their generosity! The…

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November 2017

Delivery to Dodson Elementary

November 17, 2017
Ride615,
3441 Lebanon Pike #103, Hermitage, TN 37076 United States
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Ride For Reading Delivery to Dodson Elementary On Friday, November 17, we will be delivering books to the children of Dodson Elementary in Nashville! Where: We will meet at Ride 615 Bike Shop at 12:30pm and leave at 1pm sharp!  Ride For Reading is pleased to announce our November book delivery to Dodson Elementary 4401 Chandler Rd Hermitage, TN 37076 It’s an afternoon delivery leaving from Ride 615 (3441 Lebanon Pike #103, Hermitage, TN 37076) Volunteer Riders AND Readers are…

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October 2017

Delivery to Charlotte Park Elementary

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Centennial Park,
2500 West End Ave, Nashville, 37203 United States
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Ride For Reading Delivery to Charlotte Park Elementary On Friday, October 20, we will be delivering books to the children of Charlotte Park Elementary in Nashville! Where: Centennial Park, Nashville  When: 8:00AM  This is going to be an awesome delivery! We will meet at Centennial Park in Nashville near the B-cycle station and have a great morning ride on bike lanes, the greenway, and through the Nations neighborhood. We need to roll into the school at 9:00, so we’ll take…

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September 2017

Interbike Delivery to Jack Dailey Elementary

September 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Las Vegas Police Substation,
4860 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV United States
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LAS VEGAS INTERBIKE DELIVERY 2017 We are excited to be bringing our mission to the children of Las Vegas during Interbike – for the SEVENTH year in a row!  Las Vegas and Clark County hold a special place in the heart of Ride For Reading.  With the support of Better World Books and local donations, we have donated over 10,000 books the past six years during Interbike and we cannot wait to continue the tradition. The 2017 Interbike delivery will be held on Friday, September…

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Delivery to Shayne Elementary

September 8, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Mill Creek Greenway,
6691 Sunnywood Dr, Antioch, TN 37013 United States
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Ride For Reading Delivery to Shayne Elementary Join us as we kick off the 2017 school year in Nashville! We’ll be bringing books to the kids of Shayne Elementary on Friday, September 8. It’s a morning delivery, and we’ll be leaving from the Mill Creek Greenway on Sunnywood Drive in Antioch. It’s a 2.7 mile ride to the school, up Sunnywood, and meandering through Lenox Village. We’ve never delivered to Shayne before – so let’s make it great! Where: 6691 Sunnywood Dr, Antioch, TN 37013…

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May 2017

Nashville Ride For Reading Week Delivery

May 12, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Burnette Chapel Church of Christ,
3890 Pin Hook Rd, Antioch, 37013
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Nashville Ride For Reading Week Delivery to Mt. View Elementary Update – we have cancelled this event due to rain. We will reschedule! Sorry for the inconvenience.    Come on down to our Nashville Ride For Reading Week delivery! We’ll be bringing books to the kids of Mt. View Elementary on Friday, May 12. It’s a morning delivery, and we’ll be leaving from Burnette Chapel Church of Christ parking lot, only about 1.5 miles from the school (Please note – departure…

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Vanleer Elementary Delivery – National Ride For Reading Week

May 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

National Ride For Reading Week Delivery to Vanleer Elementary National Ride For Reading Week kicks off with an afternoon Cinco De Mayo delivery to Vanleer Elementary in Dickson County! Organized by our friend and Harpeth Youth Cycling coach Jess Ratcliff! Come ride the scenic roads of northern Dickson county on a Friday afternoon and bring the rural kids of Vanleer books of their very own to bring home. Where: The meeting place will be Evangel Baptist Church 1201 Collins Rd Vanleer TN…

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April 2017

Amqui Elementary Delivery April 2017

April 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Cedar Hill Park Maintenance,
860 Old Hickory Blvd, Madison , TN 37115 United States
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Amqui Elementary Delivery Welcome to the April 7, 2017 delivery to Amqui Elementary! Volunteers will rally at 8AM at Cedar Hill Park in North Nashville. We’ll load up books and ride 3.8 miles to Amqui Elementary. As always, we will have a limited number of backpacks and trailers for those who don’t bring their own – and helmets are mandatory. We’ll be done and back before lunch! A map of the route can be viewed HERE!      

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October 2016

Napier Elementary Delivery October 2016

October 21, 2016 @ 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Rose Park,
1000 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville , 37203 United States
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Welcome to our October delivery to Napier Elementary. This will also be the last delivery of the 2016 season! Snacks and beverages will be provided to all volunteers. Make sure to view the map for route and rally point details.

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September 2016

Glendale, Arizona – Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glendale Elementary School District Office,
7301 N. 58th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301 United States
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Ride For Reading returns to Glendale, Arizona on Sept. 23, 2016! Join the Arizona team and deliver to three schools in one day! We’ll use the Elementary School District Office as the rally point to meet and load up books, and roll from there to Coyote Ridge, Sunset Vista, and Horizon Elementary Schools.

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Interbike 2016 Delivery to Gene Ward Elementary

September 22, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 10:15 am
Mandalay Bay Convention Center,
Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119 United States
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Welcome to fabulous Vegas! This year is going to be huge! Riders will have the opportunity to leave directly from Interbike at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Ride for Reading is a non profit that promotes literacy and healthy living among children living in low income communities by donating age appropriate books via bicycle. Today, statistics show that there is only one age appropriate book for every 300 children in low income communities. In addition, according to the CDC child…

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Glengarry Elementary Delivery September 2016

September 16, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 10:45 am
Mill Creek Greenway,
361 Wimpole Dr, Nashville, TN 37211 United States
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Welcome to the September edition delivery to Glengarry Elementary. Snacks and beverages will be provided to all volunteers! Please make sure to view the map for route and rally point details.

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June 2016

Summer Reading Community Days- Nashville

June 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - August 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Come volunteer for our second annual summer program community days initiative! Summer is one of the most crucial seasons of the year. Many of the children we serve are able to improve their reading while in school. However, many of these children fall back in the progress they make while school is out for the summer.  We will be donating books to children all around our community in an effort to create access to age-appropriate books. These are are dates…

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May 2016

National Week- Eureka

May 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Welcome to National Week!   You can register for this delivery here. Every volunteer counts, thank you for making a difference in your community. Your Field Coordinator will contact you if anything changes, if not, all the information and times can be found here. Please bring a helmet, they are required. Please bring a backpack, to carry the books! Please be on time! No drinking allowed at any point of the ride. Follow the rules of the road. Follow the…

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National Week- San Antonio

May 24, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Rally Point,
1902 S Flores St, San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Welcome to National Week!   You can register for this delivery here. Every volunteer counts, thank you for making a difference in your community. Your Field Coordinator will contact you if anything changes, if not, all the information and times can be found here. Please bring a helmet, they are required. Please bring a backpack, to carry the books! Please be on time! No drinking allowed at any point of the ride. Follow the rules of the road. Follow the…

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National Week- Dell City

May 16, 2016

Welcome to National Week!   You can register for this delivery here. Every volunteer counts, thank you for making a difference in your community. Your Field Coordinator will contact you if anything changes, if not, all the information and times can be found here. Please bring a helmet, they are required. Please bring a backpack, to carry the books! Please be on time! No drinking allowed at any point of the ride. Follow the rules of the road. Follow the…

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National Week- Rockwood

May 13, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Welcome to National Week!   You can register for this delivery here. Every volunteer counts, thank you for making a difference in your community. Your Field Coordinator will contact you if anything changes, if not, all the information and times can be found here. Please bring a helmet, they are required. Please bring a backpack, to carry the books! Please be on time! No drinking allowed at any point of the ride. Follow the rules of the road. Follow the…

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National Week- Wheat Ridge

May 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rally Point,
3850 High Ct, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 United States
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Welcome to National Week!   You can register for this delivery here. Every volunteer counts, thank you for making a difference in your community. Your Field Coordinator will contact you if anything changes, if not, all the information and times can be found here. Please bring a helmet, there are required. Please bring a backpack, to carry the books! Please be on time! No drinking allowed at any point of the ride. Follow the rules of the road. Follow the…

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National Week- Mishawaka

May 13, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Welcome to National Week!   You can register for this delivery here. Every volunteer counts, thank you for making a difference in your community. Your Field Coordinator will contact you if anything changes, if not, all the information and times can be found here.Please bring a helmet, they are required. Please bring a backpack, to carry the books! Please be on time! No drinking allowed at any point of the ride. Follow the rules of the road. Follow the instructions…

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