Author: Project Literacy

  • WHAT A SUCCESS!

    Click the links below for articles about our newest fundraiser! Winery hosting fundraiser in support of free literacy programs – Kelowna News – Castanet.net Project Literacy partnering with Kelowna winery for fundraiser – Kelowna Capital News (kelownacapnews.com) Nevermore Halloween Fundraiser (kelownanow.com) Winery Holds Fundraiser to Support Free Literacy Programs – Kelowna News – BC News […]

  • Project Literacy Organizes ‘9th Annual Unplug & Play and Family Literacy Week’

    The 9th Annual Interior Savings’ Unplug & Play and Family Literacy Week takes place from Sunday, January 22nd to Sunday, January 29th. It is a time for families to have fun and explore many different types of literacy and how literacy skills impact our lives. In addition to reading and writing, food literacy, health literacy, […]

  • 3rd Annual Adult Team Spelling Bee!

    On May 31st, 2022, Project Literacy hosted our 3rd Annual Adult Team Spelling Bee Fundraiser at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna. All funds raised from the Team Spelling Bee go toward supporting our literacy programs. The Team Spelling Bee included coffee, tea, fruit juice and a hot buffet breakfast! The words were tough but the competition was […]

  • Annual General Meeting

    Project Literacy will be holding our annual AGM on Tuesday, June 21st @ 6pm. The AGM will be held via Zoom. All members are asked to register in advance by contacting April King, our Office Administrator via [email protected] Project Literacy has continued to provide all our literacy programs over the past year. The Board of […]

  • Sock it to Literacy! Campaign

    Keep you and your loved one’s feet warm and cozy! Project Literacy is selling women’s and men’s soft merino wool socks for $10/pair (tax included). These funds will be used to support our literacy programs. You can purchase socks at Project Literacy, 1635 Bertram Street, Kelowna or by contacting April King, Office Administrator, [email protected] or […]

  • Project Literacy presented with Volunteer Organization of the Year Award!

    Project Literacy is honoured to have been awarded the City of Kelowna, Volunteer Organization of the Year Award in an online-streamed event on Thursday, July 2nd. The 45th Annual Kelowna Civic Awards celebrates outstanding achievements by individuals, companies, and organizations. Sponsored by the Central Okanagan Foundation, the Volunteer Organization of the Year Award recognizes leadership […]

  • National Volunteer Appreciation Week

    Project Literacy celebrated National Volunteer Appreciation Week by placing the names of all our volunteers in a small basket. Then 20 names were drawn by the our Board President, Laurie Evans. We mailed gift certificates to these lucky volunteers as a thank you for all the support they have given us over the year. We […]

  • Online Tutor Support Group and Learner Conversation Club

    Project Literacy Online! Project Literacy is meeting with our tutors online to chat, share stories, provide support and talk about the process of online tutoring. If you are a tutor, please join one of our online sessions by emailing [email protected] to register. If you are a learner and would like more practice speaking English, please […]

  • Project Literacy provides Workshops in Communicating in Plain Language

    Stay tuned for more Workshops in 2020!   Documents written in straight forward language: Save time and money, because they get the job done well the first time. Help all readers understand your information. Avoid misunderstandings and errors. The Plain Language Workshop will help you learn how to: Plan, write, edit and design new documents. […]

  • Project Literacy Open House and Donor Appreciation 2019

    Project Literacy donors, supporters, board members and staff enjoyed a fun evening at our Second Annual Open House. Thank you to all for your continued kindness, dedication and support!