Mom, I Spent the Day in Jail

An Invitation Board Chair, Kelly Abbott invited Traveling Stories CEO to spend a day in jail earlier in the year. Emily was so moved by the experience that she decided to send Hezhi and me to jail too. Literally! To say it was life changing is not powerful enough [...]

Mom, I Spent the Day in Jail2018-10-24T23:48:37+00:00

Four Fun Halloween Kids Reads!

October is finally here! The month when all the ghosts, goblins, and witches come out to play! To kick-start this pumpkin filled month, we are naming Four Fun Halloween Kids Reads – with just the right amount of spooky! The Hallo-wiener by Dav Pilkey Oscar the [...]

Four Fun Halloween Kids Reads!2018-10-03T01:24:52+00:00

Celebrate With Us Like A Wild Thing! – What you need to know about this weekend’s Red Balloon Awards!

The Red Balloon Awards are almost here! The 3rd Annual Red Balloon Awards will be taking place THIS SATURDAY, September 22nd. This incredible night is designed to bring recognition to the literacy heroes among us and raise funds for the Traveling Stories children reading programs. The 2018 gala will [...]

Celebrate With Us Like A Wild Thing! – What you need to know about this weekend’s Red Balloon Awards!2018-09-19T00:52:37+00:00

Traveling Stories Awarded Qualcomm Grant

Traveling Stories is thrilled to announce that the organization was recently awarded a grant by Qualcomm’s Employee Giving Committee! This is a really momentous donation as it is the first time the Committee has donated in this way within San Diego. Since 2000, Qualcomm Incorporated and Qualcomm Foundation has [...]

Traveling Stories Awarded Qualcomm Grant2018-09-12T23:45:03+00:00

My Readers In the Heights Experience by Hezhi Naseem

Summer reading takes a huge drop with children, this is especially true of children from low-income households. To fight this, the United Way created the Readers in the Heights program. Franklin Elementary School This was our first time partnering with United Way and their Readers In the Heights [...]

My Readers In the Heights Experience by Hezhi Naseem2018-08-24T16:30:27+00:00

Summer Reading Can Be Fun Too!

Back to school time is drawing close, but there are still a few blissful weeks left to summer! One of the major downfalls to summer is the dreaded summer-slide! You remember summer-slide, that horrible thing where students mentally shut off for a few months and forget every thing they learned [...]

Summer Reading Can Be Fun Too!2018-08-24T16:24:55+00:00

Four Top Reasons to Donate

Donating is a wonderful act. To be frank, has that fact ever really been a question? As a non-profit organization, Traveling Stories relies heavily on so many kind people donating to a cause they care about. That is why, without further ado, we present to you: Four Top Reasons [...]

Four Top Reasons to Donate2018-08-01T01:38:57+00:00

Traveling Stories Partners with United Way for Readers in the Heights

This Summer we’re impacting more children than ever before by partnering with the United Way’s Readers in the Heights summer literacy camp. The camp leads kids through fun activities centered around literacy and offers programming every day at eight sites in City Heights. Traveling Stories was invited to train camp [...]

Traveling Stories Partners with United Way for Readers in the Heights2018-07-26T00:38:36+00:00
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