Brief Introduction

Reading is Fundamental, Honolulu, Inc. (RIF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 100% of all donations to RIF, Honolulu, Inc are used exclusively for our Oahu program! Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

RIF Honolulu:
• Encourages a love of reading through book ownership for children
• Provides 16,000 books a year to K-3 students in economically disadvantaged communities
• Is an all-volunteer organization
• Has no paid staff members

$50 buys 20 books, $100 buys 40 books, $500 buys 200 books!

The Latest

  • Updates from our Team!

    Thank you to all our RIF volunteers and supporters; our fall book distribution was a successful one! We distributed books to our 16 RIF schools and completed our visits on October 17.

    We’ll be ordering books and preparing for our winter book distribution which runs from January 16 to February 25, 2015.

Our Impact

Magic happens when you give books to children: eyes sparkle, smiles emerge, and imagination comes alive.

That’s the mission embraced by RIF—to motivate children to have a lifelong, life-changing love of reading. This ignites a hunger for knowledge and a passion for learning.

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