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Books Build Better Brains

We work with doctors and nurses across Minnesota to bring the brain-building power of books to young children and empower families to read together.

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We are thrilled to present our inaugural Diane Loeffler Legislative Champion Award to Rep. Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn, lead author of two bills to support Reach Out and Read Minnesota in the legislature. Watch her accept the award and discuss how this program has impacted her own family.

We are pleased to give our 2022 Gerald Gilchrist Medical Champion Award to Dr. Sarah Israelson of Lakewood Health System in Motley and Staples, Minnesota. Watch Dr. Israelson receive the award here.

M Health Fairview is piloting Minnesota’s first Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)-based Reach Out and Read program. One family shares the difference books have made during a two-month stay at the hospital.

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