A Letter of Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016

 

 

Dear Friends,

 

As the year comes to a close and the holiday season approaches, we are reminded of the things in our lives that bring us significant meaning and joy. For so many, this includes Project READ of Redwood City.

 

As a community and as individuals, our lives are richer as the result of this extraordinary program that unites us together through the shared mission of literacy. 

 

For over 29 years, Project READ has been changing lives by providing literacy services to our most in need adults, youth and families.

 

Project READ Impact:

  • serve over 700 learners monthly, actively working together with trained volunteer tutors

  • increase learners’ reading skills an average of 3 grade levels annually

  • provide individual and group lesson plans customized to the learners’ needs

  • provide learning evaluations, eye exams and eyeglasses

  • provide over 2,000 books annually to build home libraries

  • offer a safe and supportive learning environment

 

As we enter the traditional season of giving, we hope you will consider adding Project READ to your gift list.

 

Your ongoing support provides educational materials, field trips, tutor training and workshops that will help our learners succeed in work and school, gain self-esteem and prepare for college.

 

This season, give the gift that lasts a lifetime, the gift of reading.

 

Thank you for helping us fulfill our mission of literacy. Happy Thanksgiving to you all!

 

With warmest wishes to you and yours for a wonder-filled holiday season,

 

Rita Sabbadini

Redwood City Friends of Literacy

 

To give this holiday season, please just click this link or go to our donate page: https://givingtuesday.razoo.com/story/Redwood-City-Friends-Of-Literacy?referral_code=share

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