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DID YOU KNOW?


1 out of every 5 adults in the U.S.A. does not have the basic reading or writing skills to understand the following:

1. Children's Homework
2. Job Applications
3. Monthly Bills
4. Highway Signs
5. Food Labels


LEND A HAND FOR LITERACY

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VOLUNTEER TUTORS ARE HELPING

To reverse the number of adults in our community who find it difficult to meet the reading, writing or math demands of work, home or society the Lend A Hand For Literacy program at McDowell provides tutors for adult learners. These tutors can assist them in meeting personal learning and job related goals by improving their basic skills. All tutoring services and materials are offered free of charge.

LEARNER QUALIFICATIONS

1.  16 years of age or older 


2.  Sincere interest in improving reading, writing, and/or math skills


3.  Motivated to learn


4.  Time commitment of 1-2 hours per week for at least 6 months

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE A TUTOR OR BE ONE

For more information about receiving a tutor or being a volunteer contact the McDowell office at (812) 376-4451​​​​​​​ or fill out the form below...