Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Finishes Fundraising With Over $5 Million
The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter project earned a total of $5,408,916 after one month of fundraising; their initial goal was $1 million. This campaign is aimed to convert Reading Rainbow’s current app to a Web-based platform to enable greater accessibility. The program is subscription-based, but funding will also be used to offer the service for free to at least 1,500 low-income classrooms.
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