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Literacy Impacts Us All

When adults learn to read, write, or do basic math, their transformations are nothing short of remarkable. They can find and keep jobs, enjoy better health and educate their children. Their new skills enable them to dream big, do more and move forward. And that means society can move forward, too.

We Need Your Help

Our programs depend on donations that enable us to touch the lives of countless neighbors across Beaufort County. Your gifts help us deliver the critical programs that empower adults and enrich our community.

Our Events

We’re hosting a pair of Open Houses for prospective volunteer tutors to learn more about our adult tutoring program as well as tour two of the seven learning locations we offer in Beaufort County. The Open Houses will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2 on Hilton Head Island (4 Oak Park Dr.), and from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3 in Bluffton (1-B Kittie’s Landing Way). For more information, call 815.6616.


Jazz it Up for a Good Cause! Join us for an exceptionally special Jazz Brunch to benefit adult literacy needs in our local area.The brunch – featuring the Jazz Corner Quartet – will be held from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 7 at Hilton Head Island’s acclaimed Jazz Corner. Click here to purchase tickets or for more information.

"Last year I was a substitute tutor and I enjoyed it so much that I decided to do it full time. "

— The Literacy Center Tutor

“The staff is excellent and the students are so wonderful. I have not had one disappointing day in my entire two year experience.”

— The Literacy Center Tutor

"I plan to continue my tutoring efforts next year and I only hope it will be as exciting and rewarding as this year has been."

— The Literacy Center Tutor

“Volunteering at The Literacy Center is a wonderful experience! It is a privilege to be able to help students improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills in English.”

— The Literacy Center Tutor

“This is my second year tutoring for LVL and I can honestly say that it has been the most delightful and exciting experience in my life.”

— The Literacy Center Tutor

"The students work hard and are so happy when they achieve a new understanding. I am happy to be a part of that experience."

— The Literacy Center Tutor