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“Give the Gift of Literacy” during our 2018 Winter Holiday Appeal

On behalf of all of us at the Literacy Council of Sarasota thank you to all of you that helped make our 12th Annual Literacy Matters Luncheon a great success!

What we do, who we help, and how we do it.

Give the gift of literacy. Become a volunteer tutor. Since 1978 the Literacy Council of Sarasota has engaged in “Each One, Teach One” to help build a more literate community. Won’t you help share your love of reading with someone who can’t? Become a literacy volunteer. No foreign language skill or teaching experience required. The Read More >

The Literacy Council of Sarasota helps adults with basic education, GED-prep, and learning English through one-on-one tutors and small group instruction. Your tax-deductible donation of $25 to $100 will receive a 1:1 match by The Patterson Foundation during the Giving Challenge. This 24-hour event is an online day of giving, noon to noon May 1 Read More >

“Teaching in the classroom, where I was able to work directly with the students, was the most enjoyable part of my education career.” — Bob Kenel, Sandleheath President