Join our Opportunity Campaign
It's not easy to teach an adult to read, nor is it inexpensive. But it's far cheaper than the $1.5 billion in revenue Kansas City loses every year because 20% of its workforce is functionally illiterate. How much can you invest in creating opportunity for our community?
On behalf of the 225,000 functionally illiterate adults in the Kansas City region, we thank you for your consideration.
We have much more work to do.
Provides reading instruction for a year.
Trains a new volunteer tutor.
Matches a student with a tutor.
Provides an assessment for a new student.
Buys a set of student learning materials.
$ _____ Every gift helps!
Ways to give
Give your time. Learn more about becoming a Literacy Kansas City volunteer or tutor.
Become a Donor. Literacy Kansas City depends on your generosity to exist. Whether you're a corporate sponsor, an individual donor or a volunteer, your contribution enhances lives and our community in a very personal way.
Donate online. Click the button below to make a contribution to Literacy Kansas City securely and safely through PayPal.
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Literacy Kansas City
211 W. Armour Boulevard, Third Floor
Kansas City, MO 64111