READS Program

Vista Maria READS

Vista Maria READS started as a simple idea and has grown into one of our most successful volunteer programs. A Vista Maria mentor and retired teacher wanted to share her passion for reading with our girls. She, along with a group of like-minded women who now make up the Vista Maria READS volunteer committee, come to campus every month to distribute books to our residents.

How can you help? Donations of gently used or brand new paperbacks in the girls’ favorite genres are always welcome! We need Young Adult Urban Fiction, Young Adult Paranormal Romance, Biographies, Self-Help Books and Young Adult Fiction. Donations must be appropriate for girls age 11 to 18 years.

If you would like to share your love of reading and support Vista Maria READS, consider donating the young adult books listed above, or make a tax deductible monetary donation by clicking here. For more information on the Vista Maria READS program, please contact Mary Brown at

A special thank you to our volunteer-lead Vista Maria READS Board:

Mary Brown, President
Joanne Rochow, Vice President Membership
Diane Sands, Vice President Public Relations
Joanne Campbell, Treasurer

Click Here for the Latest Vista Maria READS Newsletter

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