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Literacy Pittsburgh depends on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations who share our belief that, with education, anything is possible. By investing in our students, you will not only transform their lives, but strengthen your community.

Your gift to Literacy Pittsburgh makes possible quality, personalized instruction that gives adults and families the chance to reach their personal and professional goals. Donations underwrite teaching materials, classroom equipment, volunteer tutor training, student goal setting and assessment, classroom instruction, and other learning resources. 

Literacy Pittsburgh, a 501(c)(3) organization, has been recognized locally and nationally for the quality of its programs and fiscal responsibility. A donation to Literacy Pittsburgh is a sound investment. For each dollar donated, 82 cents are spent directly on programs and services to help our students succeed.

There are many ways to support Literacy Pittsburgh. You can make a one-time gift or set up monthly, reoccurring gifts. You can join the Mary Yardumian Society, named in honor of our remarkable founder, or attend one of our fundraising events. And, we offer corporations and foundations a variety of ways to provide financial support and make an impact. Regardless of how you choose to make a difference, everyone here at Literacy Pittsburgh thanks you for your support.

Donor Spotlight: The Smiths
"The capacity to negotiate the world through words is essential for an individual's survival, the survival of families and, of course communities. Literacy Pittsburgh provides critical programs to those ends."
— Dr. Susan Smith, Literacy Pittsburgh Donor
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