Readers Ignite is a literacy-focused charity working to break the cycle of illiteracy by connecting at-risk children in the Chicago area to reading resources and spreading awareness.

Did you know –

    • 42% of kids 6 and under are not being read to in their homes.
    • Low income children are  read to an average of 25 hours by the time they reach kindergarten.
    • Non low-income children are read to an average of 1500-1700 hours by that same time.