Read for Ruben!
Updated: Sep 7, 2022
We are so excited to tell you about our first ever Read for Ruben Challenge!
What: Read for Ruben
When: July 18th - August 6th
Where: Anywhere you can read. So really... anywhere!
Why: To enjoy some new books over the summer and to raise money for Ruben’s Shoes Society!
Get sponsored to read 15 minutes a day (or more!) for 20 days.
Maybe your Grandma will sponsor you $3 a day. Maybe your aunt will sponsor you a dollar a day. Maybe your neighbour will sponsor you 50 cents a day. Just like that you’ve raised $90 for Ruben’s Shoes Society just for reading 15 minutes a day!
Make sure you share your progress on social media using the hashtag #ReadforRuben and tag @RubensShoes so we can repost and celebrate your accomplishments.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
It’s so easy! Download our pledge page, start fundraising and then get your favourite books ready for July 18th.
EARN COOL PRIZES
Everyone who participates will entered to win:*
-a Hershel backpack filled with with fun surprises like a $25 Chapters gift card, three Audible.ca credits so you and your family can enjoy your favourite books by listening together (while supporting talented Canadian authors and creators!), an autographed copy of I am Emmanuel (written by our founder Kelly Strongitharm), and more!
Plus there will be prizes awarded for:
-the most money raised! You'll win a Hershel backpack filled with with surprises like a $50 Chapters gift card, three Audible.ca credits, an autographed copy of I am Emmanuel, and more!
-the most creative place to read!** You'll also win a Hershel backpack, a $25 Chapters gift card, three Audible.ca credits, an autographed copy of I am Emmanuel, and more!
*have your pledges to us by August 14, 2021 to be eligible for prizes. You can e-transfer your pledges to email@example.com. Make sure write your full name in the message so you can get credit for all the money you raised for Ruben's Shoes Society!
**post a photo of your creative reading on social media and tag @RubensShoes to be entered into the draw.
Click here to register and happy reading!!!!