Success Stories

“Reading is an important part of my life, on the job, at home, and in the pursuit of my hobbies and interests. Being a tutor allows me to help another adult develop skills that can increase their level of independence, safety, self-esteem, and enjoyment of life. It’s one of the best hours of the week for me.”
-- Jeanne Konrad, Tutor

“I have been a tutor for a year and a half and find I gain just as much out of these sessions as my student! Initially, I was quite unsure of my role but have gradually grown into it. It’s interesting to note how confident I had been in my professional life (I am now retired), but this was a whole new challenge for me. Laughter with my student has been a great help in the sessions, especially when I make a mistake! My student is just delighted as can be.”
-- From one of our tutors

What our students say:

“You will never know how much it meant to me, and how wonderful it was to see the words come to life.”

“I never thought I could get this far.”

“I feel good about myself and what I can do.”

“I have gone from not knowing the alphabet to … (having) a library card …”