If you can spare about an hour a week, you can truly make a difference in the life of a Rockford second-grader. All you need to offer is your time, and your ability to read.

Rockford Reads is a literacy project co-sponsored by Rockford Rotary, Rockford Public Schools, and the Rockford Public Library. Right now, Rockford Reads is looking for volunteers. As I mentioned, they only need an hour a week from you, but the dividends from your effort are priceless.

Our old friend Bob Presman called in to the WROK Morning Show on Friday with details on how we can help Rockford Reads:

If you can help, please call Marsha Sisney at (815) 966-3271, or email her at sisneym@rps205.com