Community Breakfast

The 2015 Community Breakfast was a success! 

 

 

On December 4, 2015, The Literacy Center hosted its annual Community Breakfast at Moss Creek Country Club.  Over 170 individuals attended to hear tutors share the rewards of supporting the center’s mission of increasing adult and family literacy.

 
Volunteer tutors teach students reading, writing, math and speaking skills.  Some 11,000 individuals are estimated to have been taught by The Literacy Center, formerly LiteracyVolunteers of the Lowcountry in their more than 40 years. Former students who have successfully completed literacy courses at The Literacy Center have received advanced educational degrees and become successful members of our community. Many were on hand at the breakfast to share their success stories.  
 
Liz Farrell, Columnist and Senior Editor of the Island Packet gave the keynote address and shared her experiences as a current tutor at TLC.  The annual fundraiser brought in over $7,000 for the nonprofit organization that equips adults with the reading, writing, math and speaking skills to be successful at home, in their jobs and in our community. 
 
The center now turns its attention to their largest annual event, Cooks & Books. The event will celebrate its 10th Anniversary in February, and tickets are now on sale online. Local authors will be signing books and interacting with guests while they enjoy complimentary tastings from the area’s best restaurants at Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa. Prior to the main event, a special Gala will be held at TidePointe, a Vi Community. TidePointe’s award winning Chef Stephen Stewart will offer a sumptuous buffet while guests enjoy an open bar and auction benefiting family literacy.

 

The Community Breakfast is an opportunity to learn more about the programs provided by TLC including basic literacy education, pre-GED coursework, English for Speakers of Other Languages and preparation to help people become US Citizens.

 

This is a great opportunity to network with other community leaders who support quality of life for all residents and the impact that makes on the economic well being in our region. Featured speakers will be announced soon.

 

For further information about attending or hosting a table, contact Dodi Echenbach at 843-815-6616.

 

We are currently seeking table sponsors. See below for details.

 

 

Sponsor information

Coffee Sponsor – $100 per table:
Receive 1 seat for the breakfast.
Your company’s name on a table display card
Name acknowledged on poster display board at the event
Listed in the event program
 
Breakfast Sponsor – $500 per table:
Receive 6 seats for the breakfast
Your company’s name and logo on a table display card
Logo acknowledged on poster display board at the event
$500 Sponsors will be acknowledged from the podium
 
Naming Sponsorship – $1,000
Naming Sponsor will be acknowledged in the following way:
 
The Literacy Center Community Breakfast, brought to you by XYZ Company
Receive all sponsor benefits above
Naming sponsor will also be able to put a business/promotional brochure
at each seat

 

 

 

A compelling story from a student whose life was forever changed by learning to read… A heartfelt description of the pride and joy experienced in becoming a U.S. citizen… An impassioned account of a tutor who has witnessed her student progress from reading at the first grade level to the fifth grade level in three short months.

 

These are all part of our annual Community Breakfast, where invited attendees get a first-hand, in-depth understanding of the meaningful impact The Literacy Center has on the lives of our students, our more than 100 volunteer tutors, our staff and our donors.

 

Held in December each year, table hosts invite friends to join us for this complimentary breakfast and the opportunity to meet students, volunteers, and staff, hear their inspiring stories, and support the critical work The Literacy Center does.