ArcaMax Publishing to Donate Proceeds to Reading Is Fundamental
October 01, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsArcaMax Publishing will contribute 20 percent of all ad-free newsletter contributions to the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) charity.
“This is a great opportunity to help promote children's literacy across the country,” said Scott Wolf, ArcaMax president & CEO. “Reading Is Fundamental has devoted more than 40 years to this great cause, and we couldn't be happier to offer our support."
ArcaMax Publishing, a family-friendly online content provider, will donate the proceeds to Reading Is Fundamental during October. Not having advertisements in newsletters is an option to subscribers who choose to donate as little as $5 annually.
Reading Is Fundamental, Inc., founded in 1966, motivates children to read by working with them, their parents, and community members to make reading a fun and beneficial part of everyday life. RIF’s highest priority is reaching underserved children from birth to age 8. Through community volunteers in every state and U.S. territory, RIF provides 4.5 million children with 16 million new, free books and literacy resources each year.
ArcaMax also supports literacy by offering 700 free classic books—the largest collection of free texts on the Internet by e-mail. Visitors can browse titles in genres such as fiction, religion, and poetry, and select one or more to receive a chapter a day by e-mail.
Other ArcaMax features include a daily book reviews newsletter, a back to school guide and 75 other popular content categories and newsletters.
The back-to-school guide features a reading list of ArcaMax Book Club selections. Available books include The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, The Call of the Wild by Jack London and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
"Reading Is Fundamental promotes the most rewarding and popular past-time and we can't help but feel ArcaMax visitors will want to help other kids join in on the fun and fulfillment of reading," Wolf said.
ArcaMax Publishing, a leader in family-friendly news and fun on the Internet, also offers daily recipes, parenting tips, popular comics, and more–-each available free with an e-mail subscription. For information about “Ad-Free” ArcaMax subscriptions, visit https://www.arcamax.com/cgi-bin/contribute .
For more information and to access reading resources, visit RIF’s website at www.rif.org .
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