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Published on April 27, 2016

Nonprofit news: Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas partnering with St. Vincent's to encourage kids to read

By Max Marbut, Financial News & Daily Record

Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas and St. Vincent's HealthCare kicked off a partnership this week to encourage children to read.

Thomas will work with the hospital to collect books for children and will read to them, as well.

The football player credited education, specifically reading, as a contributing factor to his success.

The hospital has a program called Reach Out and read, which provides books to children during visits.

It also hosts Read and Romp.

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