Summertime Giving — Donations matched up to $5,000 until June 30th!

  Though many of our supporters have headed north for the summer, our adult learners need our help all year long. Every day, busy with one or more jobs and family life, most adults with low English literacy skills lack...

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LCS winner of Best 2016 Giving Challenge Story

Congratulations! Your organization was one of twenty winners for the “Best 2016 Giving Challenge Story” contest, the very first prize awarded as a part of the 2018 Giving Challenge. Sponsored by the Herald-Tribune Media Group, this prize rewards your organization...

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VIDEOS: Be The One to Give the Gift of Literacy

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...

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VIDEO: Kain Ivestor

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Share your LOVE of reading

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...

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LCS Tutor, Bev Hollows Featured in Notebook, a Membership Publication of ProLiteracy

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Encouraging Others Comes Naturally

"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 Download PDF »

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Sarasota Herald Tribune — Joy in Helping Others Learn to Read

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