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2015 Frederick County Unity Campaign: 9/23 - 10/4

Unity Frederick County 2015The Literacy Council is pleased to be one of 20 nonprofit organizations participating in this year’s Unity Campaign for Frederick County!  The campaign helps nonprofits raise funds to provide for basic human needs.  Literacy is the basis for success in all other areas of life and enables people to gain better employment to provide food, clothing, shelter and health care for themselves and their families.

The campaign begins on September 23rd and continues through October 4th.  Please consider donating by designating LCFC or by supporting the campaign as a whole.  Matching funds will provide more bang for your donated bucks!

Visit UNITYFREDERICK to learn more about the campaign and to donate.

Become Inspired! Learn More About The Literacy Council

Literacy Council of Frederick CountyThe issue of illiteracy is one that affects us all. In Frederick County, 1 in 10 or 17,000 adults are functionally illiterate and cannot read a newspaper or fill out a job application. Since 1963, the Literacy Council has been assisting both American and foreign-born adults in attaining basic reading, writing and English-speaking skills with our free, confidential, one-on-one tutoring services – resulting in lives of greater productivity and communities with a higher quality of life.

Learn about the work of the Literacy Council and how you can make a difference in the lives of fellow residents by watching our new video. We believe you’ll be surprised and moved by what you learn.

Tutor Training

Interested in learning more about becoming a Literacy Council volunteer Tutor?

If so, you are invited to participate in a short, no-obligation orientation session to get all the details.  If you decide that you’d like to continue on the road to becoming a tutor, you can then attend the scheduled in-person training workshop. You may register for and attend any orientation session prior to the training workshop sessions.  An orientation session is a prerequisite for the in-person training workshop.

An Orientation session is scheduled as follows:

- Saturday, October 10, 2015, 10:00 - 11:15 am at our LCFC office, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick

A Tutor Training Workshop is scheduled as follows:

- Saturday, October 17, and Saturday, October 31, 2015, 8:45 am - 3:15 pm in Hagerstown. Preregistration is required. (One Orientation session and both workshop days are required for certification.)

March 2015 Tutor Training GraduatesIf you have any questions, please call our office at 301-600-2066 or send us an e-mail.

To register for an Orientation session and Tutor Training Workshop, please click here or use the Quick Link to the left to go to the online Volunteer Registration Form. You can also register by phone by calling the LCFC office.

We will be scheduling additional training sessions in Frederick and Hagerstown in the near future, with dates and other details to be announced.

Please consider helping LCFC meet the continuing need for literacy training in our area by becoming a Certified LCFC Tutor. You'll be joining an elite group of dedicated volunteer tutors, like the graduates of our March, 2015 training, pictured here. Thank you!

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