When You Support Literacy, You Change Lives

When adults improve their literacy, everyone in their family stands to have their lives improve as well.

Additionally, improving adult literacy strengthens our economy.  The whole community benefits.

Funded solely with your private donations, Literacy Volunteers improves our community in a way no other organization can. Support this critical community-building work.

And to learn more about volunteering, click here.

The High Price of Low Literacy 

Literate adults contribute to our local economy. They earn money, spend money, support other jobs, and pay taxes.

Adults with low literacy and no education cost all of us. They earn money, spend money, support other jobs, and pay taxes.

So low literacy costs us twice. We're missing members of the educated workforce Maine needs to thrive, and we also spend more on social services.

Every adult who gains literacy skills improves our community. Support adult literacy and support our most precious resourceā€¦our people.