Once Upon A Summer Program Celebration

(l-r) United Way of NYC and TD Bank representatives Nick Pirro, Katie Finkowski, Cesar Pallo, Catharine Haker, Wanda Taveras, India Delgado, Julio Vasquez, Marco Iturrizaga and Eliana Bermudez opened free bank accounts for students who read ten books and started them off with $10 in their new accounts.
Photo by Hatnim Lee

United Way of NYC celebrated the end of this year’s ‘Once Upon a Summer’ program, a summer reading intensive initiative of ReadNYC, on Friday, August 19 at P.S. 154 in Mott Haven. Over 150 students participated in the six-week program reading over 1,200 books this summer. To celebrate the program’s end, students performed dance routines and re-enacted their favorite stories.

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