RSD Incentives

PLUS: United Way Incentives

Can We Count On U?

Goal Tracker

U-Knighted Campaign

  • Stand U-Knighted with RSD! Participate in our 2023 United Way Campaign from August 22 through November 11, 2023.

    Our district goal is:

    To raise $50,000 for United Way of Berks County and local organizations.

    15 percent
    To have 15 percent -- or approximately 300 -- of our district employees contribute. Every $1 counts! 

    22 current contributors increase their giving

    To have 22 of our current United Way contributors increase their giving by at least $1. 

    Campaign Timeline
    Begins Tuesday, August 22, 2023
    Ends Friday, November 11, 2023

    United Way of Berks will send an e-pledge form to your district email starting on August 22, 2023. The email will be delivered from “Your United Way Committee <>.” If you do not receive an e-pledge form, you can either complete/submit a paper pledge form and mail it interoffice to the Superintendent's Office or contact Leah Fuoco at Paper pledge forms are available in the main office of each building.

    Early Bird Week 
    Week of August 22-August 25, 2023
    Donate at least $15 from Tuesday, August 22 through Friday, August 25, 2023, via e-pledge or paper pledge form, and you'll be entered into a raffle to win a day off with pay.

    Note: Our popular Day Off With Pay raffle will be available only during our Early Bird Week this year, so donate today! 

    Early Bird Week donors will also be entered to win RSD swag, including Red Knight stickers, pens, stress balls, lanyards and pop sockets as an extra incentive!


  • Kindergarten Boot Camp

    Mini-Grants for RSD Teachers

    Ready. Set. Read!

    Red Knights in Training - Kindergarten Boot Camp

    Raising a Reader

    Communities in Schools.

Paper Pledge Forms

  • United Way paper pledge forms are available in the main offices at our schools for staff members who do not have access to district e-mail or who did not receive an electronic pledge form. If you are an employee without an e-mail address but you are interested in donating to this year's RSD United Way Campaign, please contact your direct supervisor or your building's main office staff. Completed forms should be returned inter-office mail to the Superintendent's Office in the Administration Building by November 10, 2023.

Did You Know?

  • United Way of Berks County serves tens of thousands of Berks Countians from all over our community each year, including our staff members, students and residents in Reading.  Last year, more than 100,000 local children, families and seniors benefited from more than 50 United Way funded programs. 

    When donating, you can select to designate your donation for the United Way Community Cares Fund or to the United Way's agency partners. Following is a list of United Way of Berks County agency partners:

    United Way Community Care Fund

    American Cancer Society: Berks County Unit

    American Red Cross PA Rivers Chapter

    Berks Coalition to End Homelessness Inc.

    Berks Connections/Pretrial Services

    Berks Encore

    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Berks County

    Birdsboro Community Memorial Center

    Boyertown Area Multi Services, Inc.

    Catholic Charities, Diocese of Allentown

    Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Inc.

    Co-County Wellness Services

    Communities In Schools of Eastern PA

    Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania

    Family Guidance Center

    Family Promise of Berks County

    Friend, Inc. Community Services

    Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

    Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance

    Habitat for Humanity of Berks County, Inc.

    Hawk Mountain Council: Boy Scouts of America

    Jewish Familiy Service: A program of the Jewish Federation of Reading

    Literacy Council of Reading-Berks

    MidPenn Legal Services

    New Journey Community Outreach Inc.

    Olivet Boys & Girls Club of Reading and Berks County

    Opportunity House

    Safe Berks

    The Salvation Army: Reading Corps

    The Salvation Army: Service Extension Unit

    Street Medicine, A Program of the Reading Hospital

    Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.

    Tower Health at Home Berks 

    YMCA of Reading & Berks County