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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
(Rapid City) – An eight week Read Across South Dakota Challenge that fueled mileage by reading books concluded on Read Across America Day, Monday, March 2nd. Starting in Rapid City on January 6, the...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2020 Read across South Dakota challenge passes Sioux Falls (Rapid City) – With only five days remaining in the Read Across South Dakota Challenge, Black Hills...
Friday, February 7, 2020
(Rapid City) – Black Hills Reads of United Way of the Black Hills and multiple organizations, businesses, and individuals hit the (figurative) gas pedal in an effort to “Read Across South Dakota”....
Monday, February 3, 2020
United Way of the Black Hill’s (UWBH) strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
(Rapid City, SD) –School's out and it's time to break out the swim suits and BOOKS! Yes, books! This year, Black Hills Reads is introducing the first annual Race to Read event, a summer-long event to...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
May 13, 2019 – Black Hills Reads has been selected among over 100 applications to receive an award of $7,250 for new books and eBooks that will expand the mission and partnerships within the...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
 (Rapid City, SD) –On May 9th, 2019, 3,000 3-in-1 books will be distributed to all 2nd graders participating in the Young Readers One Book program throughout the Black Hills. 28 schools, 9 libraries...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Grand prize winners and runner-ups awarded for 2nd annual attendance poster contest (Rapid City, SD) 6,477 local students from grades K-5th participated in United Way’s Black Hills Reads 2nd annual...
Sunday, January 20, 2019
BLACK HILLS, S.D. – On Jan. 31, over 1500 first graders across the Black Hills will be given a new children’s book, Porter the Hoarder and the Ransacked Room, written by Sean Covel (producer of...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
BLACK HILLS, S.D. – On Jan. 31, over 1500 first graders across the Black Hills will be given a new children’s book, Porter the Hoarder and the Ransacked Room, written by Sean Covel (producer of...

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