New Haven, CT (PRWEB) November 07, 2011
Ohanarama, the secure social network for households to connect, discover and play together on-line, today announced that 50 books from Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree Property series were donated to New Haven Reads, a community reading resource center and tutoring program in New Haven, CT. The books were donated on behalf of the Sabra family, winners of Ohanarama?s third Loved ones Contest, courtesy of Random Residence Children?s Books.
Ohanarama sponsors monthly Household Contests in the course of which households compete against each and every other on-line in 3 educational and fun games, and vie for the highest combined score. As initial location winners, the Sabra family members received a Kindle 3G, a $ 50 Amazon Gift Card, and a $ 100 value book donation to the elementary school library or literacy program of their option. The second and third place winners also received prizes and books donations.
?We are so excited that the Sabra household chose New Haven Reads to receive Ohanarama?s book donation, and really grateful for Random Property?s generous gift to our plan. The abundance of Magic Tree House books is going to make our younger readers quite happy,? said Kristen Levinsohn, Executive Director of New Haven Reads. ?Ohanarama?s commitment to education and reading, and focus on intergenerational family members studying and enjoyable, make it an perfect partner for New Haven Reads and we appear forward to operating with them in the future.?
About New Haven Reads
The overall aim of New Haven Reads is to give an atmosphere exactly where kids and adults have access to free of charge books and where school-age young children obtain tutoring to increase their literacy abilities and academic performance. New Haven Reads areas certain emphasis on serving the most economically and educationally disadvantaged young children and households who otherwise would not have access to these resources. Run mainly by volunteers from across the community, New Haven Reads seeks to generate a safe atmosphere with casual role models for positive behavior and to foster intergenerational studying experiences.
Ohanarama is the secure social network for families to connect, discover and play together on the internet. By means of Ohanarama.com or Facebook, parents set up their kids? accounts and invite instant and extended family members to join the secure, private family members network. Once joined, elementary-age children and their parents, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents can send messages, engage in educational and enjoyable family games and contests, and earn actual and virtual rewards which includes gift cards to preferred shops. Led by technology business veterans who have launched such items as the JumpStart kids?s educational series and Zynga?s Petville, Ohanarama is also backed by investors such as Charles Huang, the founder of Guitar Hero, and venture capital partners, SoftBank Capital and Contour Venture Partners. Ohanarama is the 1st item launched by BrainRewards, Inc.