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  • New York, NY
  • www.everybodywinsny.org

Mission Statement

Founded in 1991, Everybody Wins! New York is devoted to promoting children’s literacy through shared reading experiences with caring adults. Everybody Wins! partners with corporate and community volunteers to increase academic and life prospects for underserved children throughout the New York metropolitan area.
 

 

Everybody Wins!’ signature program, Power Lunch, pairs volunteers with children in elementary schools for weekly reading and mentoring during lunchtime. In Power Lunch, as in all of the organization’s programs, everybody wins! - the students, their schools, the volunteers, their companies and ultimately, society.

Main Programs

  1. Power Lunch
  2. Readers are Leaders
  3. Page Turners
Service Areas

Self-reported

New York

Everybody Wins! NY's Power Lunch programs serve the New York City Metropolitan Area. Current programs are held in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Westchester County, Jersey City, Newark and Princeton.

ruling year

1991

Principal Officer since 2011

Self-reported

Ms. Janet Corcoran

Keywords

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literacy mentoring children youth reading books

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Also Known As

Everybody Wins! New York

EIN

13-3636559

 Number

5245545498

Physical Address

50 Broad Street, Suite 1720

New York, NY 10004

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Power Lunch

Our flagship program, Power Lunch, matches adult volunteers with an elementary school child to read aloud to them over lunch at their school.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

Program 2

Readers are Leaders

Matches older students (upper grades) with an elementary school child to read aloud to them over lunch at their school.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

Program 3

Page Turners

Volunteers read to an entire classroom of kindergarten children on a weekly basis.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

New York

Everybody Wins! NY's Power Lunch programs serve the New York City Metropolitan Area. Current programs are held in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Westchester County, Jersey City, Newark and Princeton.

Funding Needs

Funding for Everybody Wins! New York goes towards Power Lunch program support, in which a volunteer and a child are partnered in a mentoring and literacy relationship built around shared reading experiences. Donations are welcome at any time, including through payroll donations and corporate matching gifts.

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READ AHEAD INC
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Janet Corcoran

BIO

Ms. Corcoran joined Everybody Wins! in August 2011.  She comes to EWNY with a diverse professional background, including law, government relations, and executive management of local and national nonprofits.  Prior to joining EWNY, Ms. Corcoran was President of Common Good, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization founded to develop practical solutions for America’s legal system. Before joining Common Good, Ms. Corcoran was President of Pencil, the non-profit organization dedicated to generating and coordinating civic support for the New York City public school system. Over the years, she has served the Harvard Alumni Association in various capacities, most recently as Vice President of University-wide Affairs on the organization’s Executive Committee. Ms. Corcoran holds degrees from Radcliffe College, Boston College Law School, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Robert Abel

Ernst & Young

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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