Get Involved

    Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy.  You vote in elections once a year but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.  -Author Unknown 

                           Be The Difference

Become a Volunteer Tutor: According to the National Education Council one in six adults in Suffolk can’t read. See What We Do for ways to volunteer. You can Be the Difference!   
Become the Support a non-reader needs: Reading product labels, following street signs, understanding instructions, or paying bills can be frustrating and even scary to the non-reader. Yet reading well may help get a job or a pay raise.  Encourage someone you know to   Contact Us. You can Be the Difference!

Be Pro-Active: Invite us to speak at your next club, organization or group meeting. We might meet potential students, donors or tutors. You can Be the Difference!  

Be a Donor: All of the SLC’s funding comes from grants and donations.  We are a 501 C(3) organization, which means that any donations are tax deductible. Donors enable our program's success! We are grateful for all the support of the generous community partners, caring individuals,businesses and foundations. Be the Difference!

How Can You Make a Difference?
By giving:

    • to purchase computer software
    • to purchase a new desk
    • to sponsor a student
    • to purchase student/tutor workbooks and materials
  In-kind donations such as:
    • Books
    • Copy Paper
    • Post-it notes
    • Pens and pencils
    • Notebooks
    • Pocket folders w/binder fasteners
    • 1 inch binders
    • Gift certificates of office supplies or learner incentives