Did you know that 1 in 4 children in America will grow up never learning how to read? Read that statistic again. That’s 25% of children. WriteExpress Corporation. “Literacy Statistics.“ Begin to Read. Accessed April 16, 2014. According to the Reading Foundation, many academic and social issues can arise for children who are poor readers. We believe that every child has the potential to succeed in life and opportunities to read and learn should not be limited based on economic status. Readers2Leaders is committed to bringing hope, opportunity, and education to the front doorstep of every child we touch.