March 2024

Annual town-wide reading challenge fundraiser benefiting the North Kingstown Educational Foundation 


Anyone can register and read for a school team.

Download the PLEDGESTAR app, register & create a reader profile and log minutes on your phone.

 Register here to join your School Team:

NKEF 2024 Reading Madness Challenge 

Registration begins March 1, 2024 and closes March 15, 2024

Logging Reading minutes & collecting donations begins March 11th and ends March 22nd.

Sponsorships and Donations

Sponsorships and donations are encouraged to support the reader and help NKEF reach their goal! 

Donate to your Reader of Choice

Sponsor your Team of Choice

MVR Prizes

TOP 15 Readers and Collectors earn MVR prizes


Prizes include a

Chromebook, Bike, gift certificates to RockSpot, KBowl, and Scholastic books

Final Four

Top 4 School Teams (by score) in Final Four

Final Four Tournament (Top 4 schools) compete 3/23-27 for the Championship!

NKEF Championship READ March 23-27


Award Ceremony and Charity Basketball Game

The NKEF will be collecting gently used books to “FILL A BOX”
Please consider bringing some books to share with our Library boxes around town.

Volunteer at Our Charity Basketball Game

Any person over the age of 16.

2024 Charity Basketball Game

Friday – April 5, 2024

Come and celebrate all the reading minutes during our annual Reading Madness Challenge!!

Come shoot around with the players

Doors open at 5:30pm

Open gym with the players

6pm Team Warm-ups 

Game begins at 6:30pm

Top Reader Prizes & School Grant Awards 

will be presented at halftime