Our extremely generous partners help make Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® possible. Take a moment to learn about these dynamic organizations.
Founding and Presenting Sponsor: Pearson Foundation
Pearson, the international education and information company, is Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Founding and Presenting Sponsor. The Pearson Foundation extends Pearson's commitment to education by partnering with leading nonprofit, civic, and business organizations to provide financial, organizational, and publishing assistance across the globe. The Foundation aims to make a difference by sponsoring innovative educational programs and extending its educational expertise to help in classrooms and local communities. For more information, visit pearsonfoundation.org.
Official Book Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Penguin Young Readers Group publishes the official campaign book, Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad. For the seventh consecutive year, the Penguin Young Readers Group is providing the book at the heart of Jumpstart's Read for the Record® and promoting among its readers the importance of reading to children across all regions and cultures in the United States. Learn more at penguingroup.com.
Official Reading Partner: We Give Books
We Give Books is a digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don't have them, simply by reading online. We Give Books combines the joy of reading with the power of helping others, providing a platform for caregivers and educators to inspire children to become lifelong readers and givers. We Give Books also helps some of the world's best, most inspiring, literacy organizations by spreading the word about their great work and by providing books to the young people these organizations support. For more information, visit wegivebooks.org.
Lakeshore Learning Materials is a leading developer and retailer of top-quality materials for early childhood education programs, elementary schools and homes nationwide. Since 1954, Lakeshore has offered innovative learning materials distinguished by their quality, educational merit and safety.
Media Partner: Univision
Es El Momento, launched in February 2010, is Univision’s comprehensive, multi-platform, national education initiative aimed at improving academic achievement among K-12 Hispanic students. The initiative focuses on college readiness, high school and college completion, as well as engaging Hispanic parents and the broader community. This effort is conducted in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, community, education and civil rights groups from around the country. Other partners include ASPIRA, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and NASA. As the premier media company serving the U.S. Hispanic community, Univision’s mission is to inform, entertain and empower Hispanics. Es El Momento builds on Univision’s legacy of supporting community initiatives of importance to Hispanic America, including education, health and civic engagement. Learn more at www.eselmomento.com.
Jumpstart Reading Partners
Jumpstart’s Reading Partners are helping to close the achievement gap for millions of American children from low-income backgrounds. With their generous support, we’re able to spread the word about Read for the Record far and wide.