The goal is that reading with a child will become a routine and will foster a love of reading on its own.
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Why we help: Transforming lives through power of literacy
“One of the most significant hurdles Literacy Together continues to face is having enough volunteer tutors. We hold ongoing volunteer tutor orientations and trainings all year.”
Letter: The power of literacy can change lives
“We have a literacy crisis in our community, but our community is stepping up to change this.”
Community-based summer programs battle academic inequality
While the statistics are bleak and the systemic obstacles are many, local individuals and community-based organizations are pursuing their own approaches to tackling long-standing inequities among students at Asheville City Schools.
Letter: Volunteer reading tutors help students thrive
“If you want to make a difference in a child’s life and are looking for a way to give back, please consider becoming a volunteer tutor with Read to Succeed.”
Letter: Volunteer reading tutors can make huge difference
“If you wish to make a difference in a child’s life and simultaneously enjoy the feeling of ‘giving back,’ join our teams of reading coaches and reading buddies.”
Letter: Read to Succeed volunteers improve kids’ futures
“Please join us in helping our students rewrite their futures. Join our next reading coach training, which begins the week of Jan. 15 … or the reading buddy training that begins Feb. 7.”
Letter: Give the gift of reading (and choose WNC authors)
“Western North Carolina is fortunate to have talented authors who write for children and young adults. Buying a local author’s book is good for the local economy and good for our children.”