September 28 is Raise-a-Reader Day

On Wednesday, September 28, Postmedia newspapers from across the country will participate in the tenth annual Raise-a-Reader Day. Volunteers, sponsors and community members will take to the streets to trade special edition newspapers in exchange for donations for family literacy programs. The fundraising initiative, created by The Vancouver Sun in 1997, expanded nationally in 2002 and has since collected over $17-million for local literacy programs across Canada.

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