Have you registered for the NKEF Reading Madness Challenge?

Help make the NKEF Reading Madness Challenge a SLAM DUNK! Register now. 

Challenge begins this Monday – March 21, 2022.

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Registration is easy…there is an App for your phone

Our 2022 Reading Madness Challenge is March 21st – April 3rd!   Your participation will help your school earn points and get ranked into the Final Four Bracket.  The top 4 schools will earn Literacy Grants of different values and readers earn prizes for minutes read.

Using your Android or Apple phone or tablet:

  • Go to your device’s App Store and search for “PledgeStar” to download the Family App, or go to
  • On the home screen enter your event code: “NKEF” to locate your event
  • Click “Not Registered For This Year’s Event”
  • Enter your name and email address, then click “Submit”
  • Follow the instructions on-screen to register Reader(s), choose your school of choice (Home team) and add family and friends for pledge requests
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Registration is open! Join the Madness and Read

The NKEF Reading Madness challenge opens today! Register to be part of your school team and

READ your way to the Final Four!

Family Login Page | Pledgestar

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Coming Soon NKEF Reading Madness Challenge

Annual town-wide reading challenge fundraiser benefiting the 

North Kingstown Educational Foundation.

Visit NKEF READING MADNESS CHALLENGE – North Kingstown Educational Foundation ( for more information

 Registration & Donation Collection opens March 4th

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2021 Winners of Light UP NK are …

Congratulations to all of our 2021 Light Up NK winners!

Thank you for making all things merry and bright this holiday season.

Thank you to all who registered your locations, checked out our NKEF Light UP NK 2021 map and voted for your favorite locations!

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NKEF Luminary Event Date Change

Due to the inclement weather forecasted for tomorrow, the NKEF Light Up Luminary event will be postponed till Sunday, December 19, 2021 from 5-10pm.   The weather looks glowing for Sunday!! Kits are still available Light Up NK registration form 

Thank you for your support and we look forward to making all things merry & Bright in NK on Sunday!

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Is your Neighborhood on the Light Up NK Map

Here are some of our participating neighborhood streets for Light Up NK.  Check them out for a fun night of driving around and seeing all things Merry & Bright – December 18, 2021.   If you live in any of these areas and would like to purchase a luminary kit – there are kits still available!!

Austin Meadows

Bedford Lane

Cydot Dr

Westmoreland Lane

Orchard Woods Dr

Main Street

Lang Dive

Daniel Dr

Chestnut Rd

Light Up NK registration form

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The Countdown is on … have you purchased your Luminary kit

The countdown to the NKEF Luminary night is on.. We are 5 days away from LIGHTING UP NK on Saturday, 12/18.  It is not too late to purchase your luminary kit and join us to make all things in NK merry and bright from 5-10pm. 

Purchase your kit here today.

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Do you live in a neighborhood?  Are you seeking a little holiday spirit?    

The NKEF Luminary event is a great opportunity to have a block party and celebrate with your neighbors.  Consider recruiting your neighbors and making it a night to remember! Maybe even organize some caroling or a hot cocoa station outside.  

Take a walk in the neighborhood and enjoy all things Merry & Bright!   Let’s make it a new tradition!!  

Get your Neighborhood orders NOW before we sell out!!  You won’t want to miss out from getting your kits reserved.

  Purchase your kit here

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The history behind the Luminary Tradition

Bring back the Old-Fashioned Luminarias and make it a New Holiday Tradition.  Luminarias first appeared in history around the 16th century. They were used to guide people to midnight mass on the last night of Las Posadas (Spanish word meaning lodging or inn).   They were used to welcome people into safety.  Let’s use them now to welcome people home for the holidays and make all things in NK merry and bright!

Order your NKEF Luminary Kit here

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