Literacy Council of Montgomery County (literacycouncilmcmd.org) is an adult education organization that provides basic literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring, ESL classes, pre-GED preparation for adults, conversation classes for English learners and more. Annually, it serves about 1,500 adult learners and relies heavily on a robust volunteer corps to provide individualized mentorship for adults struggling with literacy to improve their employment prospects, educational opportunities and everyday lives.
Serves: Montgomery County
What a donation buys:
- $250 covers the annual cost of tutoring for two adult learners.
- $1,000 provides books and materials for 15 adult learners.
- $10,000 pays the classroom rental fees for 12 10-week ESL class sessions.
- Weekly: Tutor an adult learner for two hours weekly.