Every year, JumpStart offers millions of children around the world an opportunity to engage with college students for a day of fun-filled reading. Read for the Record has been a yearly event with the hopes of having every student start kindergarten prepared to succeed. Senior site manager for JumpStart Columbia Chrissie Bennett says the purpose of the Read for the Record event is to give a literary boost to kids who may be at an economic disadvantage.

"100-Man Lunch" gathers male mentor support for preschoolers

Mar 5, 2013
Rebekah Rigby

Mizzou football players, firemen and fathers were among dozens of men who joined up to spend Tuesday afternoon with preschoolers from Title I Preschool.