The end to yet another year offers the opportunity to show your support and give to those in need. Why not give the gift of literacy this holiday season?
“I found high school difficult, I was always repeating my classes,” said Temitope. “Now I feel confident. The more you do things, the more you get used to it – practice makes perfect.”
Your contribution will help adult learners improve literacy skills, and contribute to the workplace, with their families, and in their communities.
Literacy opens doors to many opportunities, but unfortunately millions of Canadians struggle with literacy challenges. Almost half of all Canadian adults have low literacy skills – about 9 million adult Canadians fall below high-school proficiency levels.
In the news
An article by the Vancouver Times Colonist reported that low literacy skills are a major cause of poverty in Canada as 22 per cent of Canadians have difficulty reading. Improving literacy levels in any country is key to improving its economy. You can help improve literacy levels in Canada.
Open doors to great opportunities
By donating to ABC Life Literacy Canada you are giving Canadians the gift of learning by helping us support literacy programs and initiatives such as LEARN, Family Literacy Day, Money Matters, Financial Literacy Week and Good Reads.
Together, let’s envision a Canada where everyone has the skills they need to live a fully engaged life. Pledge your support and donate to ABC Life Literacy Canada.
Literacy benefits us all. With your support, we can continue to provide adult learners and their families with the resources and programs needed to increase literacy and promote lifelong learning in Canada.
Go to www.abclifeliteracy.ca/donate to give the gift of literacy.