IQ Credit Union’s “Read with Me” program gives books to local schools

iQ Credit Union has awarded $3,225 in book grants to 43 recipients in 37 public and private elementary, middle and high schools in southwest Washington as part of its “Read With Me” grant program. The grants provide more than 2,970 free Scholastic books to students who participate in a school-based reading program. Read With Me takes applications from teachers and administrators looking for contributions to their reading programs. Established in 1997, the program has provided $90,075 in funds for 61,336 books to local school children. For a complete list of the local schools iQ has helped, click here. iQ’s 2011-12 Read With Me program was co-sponsored by insureQ, an independent insurance agency in Vancouver. Applications for the 2012-13 grant cycle will be available at in October.