Our Impact


Children served annually in NC & SC


Participating Clinics & Hospitals


Reach Out & Read Carolinas Trained Medical Providers

Reach Out and Read Carolinas plays a critical role in the lives of young children and their families. We support bonding, early brain development, and a love of learning.  

  • We focus on positive impacts for families and communities through a two-generational lens.
  • We understand the social determinants of health and their impacts on the lives of the children and families in our community.
  • We support and build strengths and skills in parents to have healthy families and strong communities.

Our evidence base of 15 peer-reviewed research studies shows that during the preschool years, children served by Reach Out and Read score three to six months ahead of their non-ROR peers on vocabulary tests. These early foundational language skills help propel children on a path of success when they enter school.

***To view our 2022 Impact Report, CLICK HERE!

***To view our 2021 Impact Report, CLICK HERE!

***To view our 2020 Impact Report, CLICK HERE!

***To view our 2019 Impact Report, CLICK HERE!

***To view our 2018 Impact Report, CLICK HERE!

A Happy Ending

“Building our future workforce in South Carolina is a top priority of The Boeing Company. Community partners like Reach Out & Read of the Carolinas are helping prepare children to become life-long learners. We need all students to be ready for Kindergarten and Reach Out & Read is equipping parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 5 with the resources needed to give South Carolina children the tools they need to succeed.”

Lindsay Leonard, Senior Director, National Strategy & Engagement, Boeing South Carolina

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