How Indy Reads’ Mission Came to Life Last Fiscal Year. 

In FY 2022-2023, 285 students devoted 15,393 cumulative hours to their Indy Reads’ education! Thanks to our donors, volunteers, students, visitors, and partners we have been able to advance social equity through the power of literacy and education.

Our FY 2022-2023 Impact Report and financials illustrate the impact we—all of us—have had on individuals, their families, and our community. Thank you for taking the time to learn more!

Photo of 9 English Language Learning students with 1 instructor and 2 volunteers celebrating their 2022-2023 year. They are holding certificates in front of a "Literacy for All" sign.

Indy Reads by the numbers in 2022-2023


of students who completed their exam earned their High School Equivalency Diploma.


attendees participated in 155 community bookstore programs.


volunteer hours were spent in service of Indy Reads’ mission.


of Certifications students who completed the program earned their certification.


books were donated by Indy Reads to students, their families, partners, and the community.


books were donated to Indy Reads.

Download the full Indy Reads FY 2022-2023 Impact Report

Cover of the 2022-2023 Fiscal Year Indy Reads Impact Report

Available now as a downloadable PDF, this Impact Report details more about who we serve, our impact, and highlights stories from our community.

You will find:

  • A heartfelt letter from our chief executive officer
  • Revenue and expenses for Indy Reads’ fiscal year
  • Stories from our students and volunteers
  • Photos from our community events and programs
  • Sponsor, partner, and donor listings
  • and more!
Download Indy Reads’ FY 2022-23 Impact Report [PDF]

Past Impact and financial reports

“When I was starting with Indy Reads, I could not complete a sentence correctly. But now, I have built my confidence in myself. Right now, I am speaking in front of you. Nothing is coming easy. I have started to dream in English, now. All of my attention is on English.”

Elsmani N., English Language Learner (ELL) student
Elsmani N., English Language Learner (ELL) student speaks at a podium.
Ruba Marshood

“There is something very special in witnessing the growing confidence of every Indy Reads participant to read, write, and share their stories, talents, and expertise with all of us.”

Ruba Marshood, Chief Executive Officer
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