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Why You Should Donate to Project Literacy...

Parents should be able to read to their children...

Workers can't fill out job applications if they're unable to read...

Immigrants get left behind because they can't speak English...

Illiteracy affects us all in terms of higher unemployment, poverty and crime.

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We provide free tutoring services by trained volunteers to adults in need of basic literacy education, GED preparation and ESL.

Why Literacy is Important...

In the United States, an estimated 30 million people over the age of 16 read no better than the average elementary school child. Yet the ability to read and write is the basis for all other education; literacy is necessary for an individual to understand information that is out of context, whether written or verbal.

Literacy is essential if we are to eradicate poverty at home and abroad, improve infant mortality rates, address gender inequality and create sustainable development.

Without literacy skills, the abilities to read, to write, to do math, to solve problems, and to access and use technology, today’s adults will struggle to take part in the world around them and fail to reach their full potential as parents, community members and employees.

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Barclay's Golf Tournament. Volunteers needed to raise money for Project Literacy by working the concession stands at the August 19-24, 2014 at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, NJ. Meet your favorite Golf pros! See Events for further information.

Suzanne’s Story

I came from West Africa in a country name Senegal. I came to America in 1998, I came in to this country without knowing how to even write my name properly because I never went to school before and the reason was that my parents could not afford it.

Coming to this country...

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