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… opportunities, careers, connections, empowerment! Give the gift of literacy and change lives for the better. $100 = one year of classes for an adult $250 =a volunteer tutor training class $500 = a year-long online class Your donation is matched dollar for dollar up to $15,000! HOW? Make a check payable to Louis and Gloria Read More >

The schedule for volunteer tutor training sessions for 2023 is here. Click on the image for a larger view or download a .pdf.

Master of Ceremonies Jeffery KinGeneral Director, Sarasota Arts Festival Guest Speaker Presentations James E. Duffy Friend of Literacy Award, Wilson-Wood FoundationVolunteer of the Year Award, Salie O’Malley Proceeds benefit the adult literacy programs ofThe Literacy Council of Sarasota

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Gratitude. It’s the word that comes to mind when we think of your support as a tutor, donor, instructor, or volunteer. Through your time, talent, and treasure delivered with kindness and understanding we help lift others up through the power of literacy and we couldn’t do it without your support. Your donation today will be Read More >

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. Volunteers Read More >


A Statement From Our Board of Directors, Executive Director, and Staff At any point in history, the fabric of every society is tested by crisis. In response, choosing fear, ignorance, greed, and hate will lead to unraveling, while choosing hope, unity, compassion, and generosity will make the fabric even stronger and more resilient for the Read More >

2020 LCS Luncheon Kirsten Russell

Thank you to everyone who supported our 13th Annual Literacy Matters Luncheon February 2020! A special thank you to all our sponsors to include our premier sponsor the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

2020 LCS Luncheon Kirsten Russell

For Immediate Release Literacy Council of Sarasota Celebrates 13th Annual Literacy Matters! Luncheon, Friday, February 28th.

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