Power of Literacy

Power of Literacy 1000

A project of Friends of Vision Literacy

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Help us help 1,000 Bay Area Adults stand on their own two feet with the Power of Literacy.

“Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach him to fish, feed him for life.” Unknown

We would like you to help us help 1,000 Bay Area Adults stand on their own two feet…for the rest of their lives by bringing them the Power of Literacy.

Why does a lack of adult literacy matter to you? No matter what cause is near and dear to your heart or which ‘societal drain’ has you most concerned, literacy is almost always at the core of the solution. This includes issues as varied as: unemployment, poverty, homelessness, health, incarceration rates, women’s issues, child welfare and more.

On top of all that there is the good karma and the tax-deduction.

Vision Literacy has spent decades using the best practices and technologies to refine the task of bringing literacy skills to adults. Over the years we have used a variety of methods to impart literacy skills, but most importantly we have used data to hone the methods that work and jettison the ones that do not.

We are proud to say that for every 70 hours of instruction we provide we increase reading levels on average by two grade levels and have seen increases as much as seven grade levels in just a few months.

Government funding has all but evaporated for adult literacy leaving Vision Literacy unable to reverse the societal ills caused by low literacy – so we need your help.

Please consider a donation to this worthy cause. You can do so knowing that every hour of service your donation helps us provide to an individual they must invest as well. The adults that receive our service must work right alongside us to receive the gift you are giving.

We would also be honored and grateful if you were to share this cause with your social networks. Just use the share icons in the top right of this page.

Some of our amazing success stories:http://www.visionliteracy.org/successes.html

More info about our unique approach:http://www.visionliteracy.org/our-unique-approach.html

Some of the staggering statistics about the effect of low literacy: http://www.visionliteracy.org/facts-about-literacy.html

Check out the Tesla Event on December 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/550771181672374/

Thank you for spending some of your valuable time with us, considering a donation and sharing our work with your social network.


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Friends of Vision Literacy
540 VALLEY WAY 4
MILPITAS, CA 95035

Phone
(408) 676-7323

Mission
We help people help themselves by giving them the single most important tool for doing so...the Power of Literacy.

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