These words — change a life, be a tutor — sum up what it means to volunteer for the Literacy Council Gulf Coast. I have had the privilege of helping students learn or improve their English.
“Kathy” called our office about her husband, an English-speaking student who never learned to read or write. This is the beginning of one of our literacy success stories.
In the United States, an estimated 30 million people over the age of 16 read no better than the average elementary school child.
Literacy Council Gulf Coast is proud of our recent proclamation from Mayor Ben Nelson and the Bonita Springs City Council for our 25th anniversary!
Literacy Council Gulf Coast was honored to be featured in “Bay Watch News,” a Bonita Bay news publication for members and owners within the Bonita Bay Community in Bonita Springs, Fla.
The following is a post from one of our students. This is, In Their Own Words: Anna. My name is Anna. I am from Poland. I live in the United States for six years. I study English with the Literacy …
“LITERACY COUNCIL GULF COAST AWARDED $15,000 GRANT FROM CRUISE INDUSTRY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION” The Literacy Council Gulf Coast (LCGC) is proud to announce its award of $15,000 for the Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation grant in 2014.
A growing addition to the curricula offered by the Literacy Council has led to this announcement: employee literacy program volunteers needed! The on-site Employee Literacy Program is a resident-organized program offered at golf and gated community worksites as well as …
Today the Literacy Council Gulf Coast held its 7th Annual Carol DeJoy Moms & Tots® Family Literacy™ Bonita Springs Graduation Ceremony and 42 tots graduated.
The Literacy Council Gulf Coast was awarded nearly $6,500 for the Gannett Foundation Award for Literacy, for their innovative collaboration with the Lee County School district called Kids+ Lifelong Learning.