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TRAVELING STORIES FINANCIALS2018-08-08T20:06:32+00:00

HOW TRAVELING STORIES USES ITS DONATED FUNDS & SERVICES

Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy.

~Barack Obama

TRAVELING STORIES 2017 FINANCIAL OVERVIEW

2017 traveling stories expenses pie chart
2017 traveling stories revenues pie chart

2017 STATEMENT OF ACTIVITY

PUBLIC SUPPORT & REVENUE
Contributions
In-Kind Contributions
Event/Campaigns
Grants
Programs
Merchandise
TOTAL SUPPORT

2016
$68,431
NA
$65,159
$4,800
$508
$1,725
$159,388

2017
$128,731
$77,678
$100,523
$4,000
0
$200
$311,132

2017 STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION

ASSETS
Chase Bank Savings
PayPal
Reserve
Chase Bank Checking
Vehicle – van
Vehicle – van AD
TOTAL ASSETS

LIABILITIES
Credit Card
TOTAL LIABILITIES

2016
$170
$736
$7,811
$119,052
$15,500
0
$143,269

2016
$2,301
2,301

2017
$170
$736
$7,811
$150,147
$15,500
-$11,714
$162,651

2017
$783
$783

Monthly cost to provide free reading support to one child: $10

(Average cost for a literacy tutor: $25/hour)

2017 ANNUAL REPORT

Helped 6,000 kids worldwide
discover a love for reading.
See our world libraries!

Successfully ran 4 local StoryTents in El Cajon, Imperial Beach, City Heights and North Park with an outreach to 3,000 kids in San Diego

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The Traveling Stories family grew to 350 volunteers.

What you’ll discover in our 2017 Annual Report…

  • How many kids we helped become strong readers in 2017
  • How our readers become leaders
  • A complete list of donors
  • Traveling Stories went digital
  • Outreach to major events in San Diego

… and much more!

Download the report today.

The Power of Your Contribution

Read about kids’ transformation thanks to Traveling Stories

Our Programs

We help kids fall in love with reading by the fourth grade.
By doing this, we equip children with the literacy and
leadership skills they need to outsmart
poverty in their own community.