December 9, 2016
Written By Meghan Marsden Parsche, United Way Volunteer
It’s no secret that early childhood literacy is key to future success. Yet, in the State of Wisconsin, 49% of youth do not read at a proficient level. The benefits of reading start with the first book a baby hears, continuing into childhood and throughout the child's life. By taking just an hour a week to read with your child, or as a volunteer Reading Buddy in a local school, you can greatly enhance a child’s learning potential. Here’s how:
Meghan Marsden Parsche is a proud United Way supporter, stay at home mom to her four young children, and volunteer writer for United Way.
Meghan enjoys telling the stories of the programs and people making a positive impact on our community.