Posts Tagged ‘Soar with reading’

June 12th, 2013

Soar With Reading is one for the books!

Today marks the start of our third annual ‘Soar with Reading’ program. This initiative was designed to encourage children’s imaginations to take flight through reading. We are excited to welcome new program partners Random House Children’s Books and best-selling author Mary Pope Osborne, known for her award-winning “Magic Tree House” book series. There is a […]

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September 22nd, 2012

We reached our Soar with Reading goal

Our 2012 Soar with Reading campaign has come to a close and we’re happy to share that we’ve reached our goal of donating $200,000 worth of books to children in need. Check out some final photos of our crewmembers reading to children and thank you to everyone who participated this year!

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August 24th, 2012

Tell Us Your Favorite Children’s Book for a Chance to Win a Vacation!

This summer, we partnered with PBS Kids to provide up to $200,000 worth of books to children in need as part of our second annual Soar With Reading program.  Between now and August 31, simply share the name of your favorite children’s book at Soar With Reading and through our partner Barefoot Books we will […]

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August 6th, 2012

San Juan Soars with Reading

Our most recent Soar with Reading event took place at Plaza Las Américas mall in San Juan, the Caribbean’s largest shopping center. The children enjoyed a reading of Nos Fuimos Todos de Safari and danced with Mr. Steve from PBS KIDS. Check out some great pictures of the event provided by our Airport Operations crewmember […]

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July 29th, 2012

NBA Star Appearance in Soar With Reading

Soar With Reading came to Orlando recently, where the Orlando County Public Library was jam-packed with eager readers—and one NBA player. More than 900 children and 400 adults flocked to see Glen “Big Baby” Davis from the Orlando Magic readThe Gigantic Turnip. The player also joined Mr. Steve from PBS Kids on stage to sing […]

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July 22nd, 2012

Soar With Reading in Fort Lauderdale

Soar with Reading stopped in Fort Lauderdale this week to treat local kids with a reading by @Barefoot Books author Laurie Krebbs and performance by @PBS KIDS’ Mr. Steve. The program aims to ensure kids everywhere have access to books – and you can help. Share the name of your favorite children’s book and we […]

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June 27th, 2012

Kicking Off the Summer with Our Second Annual Soar with Reading Initiative!

School’s out for summer but learning is always in with the launch of our second annual Soar with Reading program,  the award-winning initiative with our partners at PBS Kids that places age-appropriate books in the hands of children in need and helps keep kids reading throughout the summer months.  The JetBlue  network-wide initiative officially kicked […]

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November 12th, 2011

Chicagoland Library Wins $10,000 in Books from JetBlue!

We’re pleased to announce that the Dundee Township Public Library in East Dundee, Illinois is the winner of a $10,000 prize in Random House Children’s Books furnished by JetBlue as part of our Soar with Reading campaign. Readers nominated their local libraries and were entered to win a family vacation to the amazing Atlantis Paradise […]

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September 7th, 2011

We’re Giving Away $10,000 in Books!

Soar with Reading has traveled from Boston to Orlando to Los Angeles and beyond to bring summer reading activities to kids across the JetBlue network. Now as kids gear up to go back to school, we are giving away $10,000 in books! Between now and September 30th you can log onto www.soarwithreading.com to nominate a […]

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August 17th, 2011

Soar with Reading Live Chat With Ron Fairchild Today

Have your kids’ imaginations taken flight this summer? Reading expert @ronaldfairchild is answering questions on the Soar with Reading facebook page today about transitioning from summer to school. Join in on the chat session and then visit www.soarwithreading.com to see how your kids can get involved in our summer reading program, while having a chance […]

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