Save the Date for An Evening of Matched Pairs at the Lancaster Marriott on April 15, 2018.

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What would your life be like if you couldn’t read what your children are eating?

Or, what to do when they discover things under the sink?

What if you couldn’t fill out a job application because you can’t understand the questions?


Make a Difference in Someone’s Life

Supporting adult literacy and basic education in your community is a sound investment. Did you know that there is a 450% return on investment for adult education programs? This return is in the form of increased tax revenue and reduced reliance on social services. Educated citizens work, pay taxes and give back to their communities through volunteering and supporting their children’s educational development.

What your gift to The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon can do…

$50 will pay for books to get one student started

$100 will purchase career pathways materials for 3 students

$300 will provide 15 GED text books

$500 will provide assessment materials for 100 students

$1,000 will train 4 new tutors who will provide 150 hours of instruction in one program year.

Your tax-deductible gift will stay right here in your community and be put to work immediately to help adults reach their goals.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many people do not realized that employers will match charitable contributions. Please check with your employer to see if they will match your gift to The Literacy Council. For more information, contact the human resources department in your company to see if such a program is offered.


It was September 22, 2009 when I decided to walk through the doors of The Literacy Council. Since then, I’ve been studying constantly with the goal of getting my GED. So far, I passed three of the five tests. If it wasn’t for the care and dedication of the staff and its programs, I would not be thinking of becoming an assistant English teacher, so I can help others like the staff of The Literacy Council has helped me.














The official registration and financial information of The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon, LVA, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

You can download form 990 for The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon here.

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