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  • Radio Play “For Love and Apples” at the Kelowna Theatre on Sunday, March 27

    Project Literacy presented an original radio play “For Love and Apples”. This romantic comedy takes place in Kelowna both in the present and in the 1930s. The play follows the recent engagement of three couples who are connected by through time. Thank you to everyone who supported Project Literacy and attended this unique event!

  • 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 Supports UBCO – Bachelor of Education Students

    Project Literacy is proud to host two UBCO Bachelor of Education students for the month of May.   Daneen Segec and Stephanie Turner are working with and supporting our Education Coordinators and Community and Family Literacy Facilitator in order to gain Field Experience in Community Education.

  • Project Literacy Excited to Receive 2017 Literacy Award by the Council of the Federation Literacy

    With a close to 2017, Project Literacy is proud to reflect on its achievements. One highlight of the year was being awarded, in November, the 2017 Literacy Award by the Council of the Federation Literacy. This award recognizes achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy across Canada. Project Literacy recognizes that not every person learns […]

  • Andrew Overcame Lifelong Math Challenges to Pursue a Future in Technology

    Andrew McCartan has been a resident in Kelowna for the past 16 years. He previously lived in Calgary and Nanaimo.   During those years he worked in the oil patch and in construction but always had a passion for technology.  After researching various career paths, Andrew decided to make a major change in his life and […]

  • Learning English Was a Goal for Julie and Accomplishing It Has Opened Doors

    “It was always a dream of mine to speak English. When I was a child, I begged my parents to go to an English school, but because my parents could not speak English the school system would not allow it and I was never given the opportunity.” – Julie Julie is a French-speaking Canadian who […]