The Lubbock Area Foundation held their annual Grantees Luncheon on August 7, 2013. More than 100 individuals attended this year’s luncheon where the Impact Award honoree was Literacy Lubbock.
Literacy Lubbock was organized in 1989 and provides Adult Basic Education in Beginning Reading (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), GED Study (all subject areas), Dyslexia Training, and Early Childhood and Family Literacy programs and events at no cost to adult learners or children. Literacy Lubbock provides individual volunteer tutors or small classroom instruction to adult learners who request our help to enable them to achieve their personal literacy goals.
Awards were also given out to 40 teachers totaling $29,000.00 in mini –grants to teachers.