March 2022

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 2023 Reading Madness Challenge 

Coming Soon

Registration & Donation Collection opens March 4th

Logging Reading minutes begin March 21st and ends April 3rd.

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


Layup – $10

Hook Shot – $20

 Jump shot – $25

Slam Dunk – $50

Half Court Shot – $75         

Buzzer Beater – $100

Every $20 collected earns the reader a prize & 5 points for their School Team!!!

Final Four

Top 4 School Teams (by score) in Final Four

School Team Scores & Rankings will be posted each morning NKEF Final Four Bracket is announced on March 31st

NKEF Championship READ April 1st-3rd

Announcement of Schol Team and Reader Winners on April 4th.


Tournament Champions

Final Four Bracket

Championship Final Scores

Top Donation Collectors

Top Readers

High five ✋ to you!!! It was a slam dunk success………


Award Ceremony

McGinn Park – Basketball Court

200 School St. North Kingstown

April 10, 2022

1pm – 3pm

The NKEF will be collecting gently used books to “FILL A BOX” on Sunday at the event or at Flowers by Bert & Peg Blue Book Bin (3/29-4/10).
Please consider bringing some books to share with our Library boxes around town.
Come and collect your prizes and shoot some hoops 
with some special guests!!! 
Remember your minutes read not only equaled points for your team but prizes for YOU!!!
20 minutes = Chromebook stickers
60 minutes = Fidget toy
100 minutes = water bottle
160 minutes = T-shirt
200 minutes = Drawstring bag of books