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Read SI, is the local affiliate partner of the

Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

The partnership includes over 20 agencies, individuals, and programs from across southern Illinois and is facilitated by the Southern Illinois Coalition for Children and Families, the Southern Illinois Community Foundation and the Walker Borum Foundation. Regional participation in the Imagination Library is made possible only through the generous contributions of community and corporate donations and sponsorships, along with an investment by the state of Illinois which covers half of the cost for each child enrolled.
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Write your check to ReadSI and mail it to:
ReadSI
PO Box 1772
Marion, IL 62959

Parton’s Platinum Partners $10,000+

Anonymous Donor!

Jolene’s Jewels $2,500+

First Mid Illinois Bank & Trust
Hamilton County ILeadership
Hucks
Heartland Mechanical/Heartland Heating & Air
Legence Bank
Silkworm
Walmart – Carbondale

Sequin Society $1,000+

Cara Alongi
Fager-McGee Construction
First Bank & Trust - Murphysboro
First Southern Bank
Friends of Carbondale Public Library
John A Logan College Foundation
Kiddie Kollege
Kiwanis - Carbondale
Merredith Peterson
Oliver & Associates
Rainbow Day Care Center
TLC of Southern & Central illinois
Walmart – Carmi
Walmart – Marion
Watermark Foundation
Southern Illinois Healthcare

9-5 Friends Under $1,000

Anonymous
Nora Baldwin*
Susan Barry
Douglas Berger
Tracy Bost
Gail Dixon
Janice Crow
Patty Cosgrove
Dave's Barbeque & Smokehouse
Robert DeVillez
Brandi Doerflin
Lea Ann Fager
Byram Fager
Brynn Freed
Tonya Frehner
Callie Goeke
Shannon Green
Melody Hof
Shelley Hudspath
Idea Creative Marketing
Kara Karnes
Roger & Pamela King
Kiwanis - Marion
Kiwanis - Murphysboro
Lori Longueville
Byron Sr. & Zena Madison
Marshall Browning Hospital
Colleen McLaughlin
Patricia Miller
Cathy Moehring
Jennifer Newbury
Jenny Overturf
Susan Pearlman
Jill Perardia
Ann Piotrowski
Debra Kaye Randoll
John Robertson
Margaret Roberston
Cecily Roorick
Kim Schaefer
Elizabeth Shore
Diane Short
Marcia Sinnott
Beth Spezia
Amy Stokes
Polly & Russ Stoup
Judge Ella Travelstead
Tom Vergamini*
David & Sandy Vukadinovich
Walker Borum Foundation
Toni K Wright
Nina Wargel
Yellow Brick Road
Lindsey Yordy

* indicates in memory of

Organizing Partners:

Community Partners: Individuals, Organizations and Agencies (serve on committees, assist with promotion, enrollment and/or fundraising

BiCounty Health Dept - Jenny Overturf
Birth to Five Region Illinois 20- Janice Crow
Birth to Five Region Illinois 21- Tonya Frehner
Birth to Five Illinois Region 30- Zena Madison
Cairo Public Library- Toya Wilson
Carbondale Public Library – Jennifer Robertson
CCR&R, John A Logan College - Missy Brown
Carbondale Elementary School District 95 -Janice Pavelonis
Crab Orchard Library – Erin Steinhultz
DuQuoin Public Library - Angie Mabry
Elizabeth Spezia
First Mid Illinois Bank & Trust - Jolene Falat
Hamilton County Women's Leadership - Chelsea Miller
Kiddie Kollege- Jill Andrews
Legence Bank – Tricia Overturf/Jessica Grinnell
Little Sprouts – Beth Conner
Lutheran Social Services – Lindsey Yordy
Project CHILD- Tranae Brockhouse
Marion Carnegie Library – Loretta Broomfield
Mary Beth Long
ROE 30 – Julie Bullard
Silkworm - Cheryl Endres
SIUC Head Start- Dr Lea Maue
Southern Region Early Childhood - Lyndsey McCann
University of Illinois Extension - Toni K Wright
WADI Head Start- Amber Jackson

 

Read SI serves the counties of
Alexander 
Edwards
Franklin
Gallatin 
Hamilton 
Hardin
Jackson
Johnson
Massac
Perry
Pope 
Pulaski
Randolph
Saline
Union
Wayne
Williamson 
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