Category: News

  • FREE Summer Reading Program

    Project Literacy is offering a FREE Summer Reading Program to support students currently in grades 1-3 who are reading below their grade level. The program will give students the opportunity to engage with literacy in a fun and supportive way. The program will be delivered through a Balanced Literacy approach and will include indoor and…

  • Annual General Meeting 2024

    Project Literacy will be holding our annual AGM on Tuesday, June 18th at 6:00pm. The AGM will be held IN PERSON at Project Literacy, 1635 Bertram Street. Project Literacy has continued to provide all our literacy programs over the past year. The Board of Directors and staff look forward to sharing how well we’ve done,…

  • Volunteer Tutor Takes “Rocks Off the Back” of Student

    https://kcr.ca/general-kcr-news-info/volunteer-tutor-takes-rocks-off-the-back-of-student-ID21042/

  • Have a Dickens of a Holiday! Literacy Fundraiser

    A huge thank you to everyone who attended our ‘Have a Dickens of a Holiday!’ literacy fundraiser, on Saturday night at The View Winery. It was a wonderful success! We raised almost $6,000 in support of Project Literacy’s free programming! The event featured contests and a raffle that encompassed a plethora of incredible donations from…

  • An Exciting New Partnership!

    Project Literacy Central Okanagan Society as is proud to announce being chosen as Kelowna Women in Business Charity Partner of the year! [Kelowna, Sept. 22, 2023] – Kelowna Women in Business (KWIB), a leading business community focused on engaging and empowering the entrepreneurial and corporate professional women of Kelowna, is excited to announce Project Literacy…

  • Another Successful Summer Reading Program!

    Our 3rd Annual Children’s Summer Reading Program was a terrific success! In July and August, we had twenty-three children participate over the summer. Thank you to staff members: Kirstin Robinson, Katia Bois, Elaine Johnston and April King and to our wonderful volunteers: Linda Hawker and Charitini Orphanidou for their incredible efforts in the delivery of the program. The Summer Reading Program would…

  • Raise-a-Reader

    Our annual Raise-a-Reader Fundraiser Campaign takes place from early August to the end of September. Funds raised during this time are ‘topped up’ by the Provincial Government. This makes Raise-a-Reader the best time to donate to Project Literacy, as your donation is almost doubled! Raise a Reader funds are used to support our children, family,…

  • September is Literacy Month!

    Did you know that September is International Literacy Month in British Columbia? Each September, Decoda leads a province-wide awareness and fundraising campaign to celebrate Literacy Month. Click here for information on how you can participate!

  • Newly Sponsored 4th Annual Adult Team Spelling Bee

    Presented by Media Sponsors: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Click here and complete the form. On May 25th, 2023, 7am-9am, Project Literacy will host our 4th 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 will include coffee,…

  • 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!