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Three easy ways to give to GPLC at work

Feb 2, 2018 : Articles
Employees of Maher Duessel recently visited for a Classroom Conversation Partners class to help ESL students practice their speaking and listening skills. 

Employees of Maher Duessel recently visited for a Classroom Conversation Partners class to help ESL students practice their speaking and listening skills. 

  1. Find out if your employer will match your gift to Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council. Your community relations or human resources offices can tell you if GPLC is eligible and how to apply.
  2. Designate Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council in your company’s employee giving campaign. For United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, use contributor choice code 252.
  3. Organize a group of co-workers to volunteer for a Classroom Conversation Partners session. This two-hour daytime activity helps English as a Second Language students practice their skills and gives employees a chance to meet people from around the globe.

For more information about these opportunities, call 412-393-7633.

Literacy Pittsburgh (formerly Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council) helps create better lives through learning. Recognized as a national leader in adult and family literacy, Literacy Pittsburgh is the largest provider of adult basic education in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. Last year, Literacy Pittsburgh helped more than 4,500 individuals acquire reading, writing, math, English language, computer and workforce skills so they may reach their fullest potential in life and participate productively in their communities. Literacy Pittsburgh provides free, personalized instruction in workforce readiness, high school diploma test preparation, English as a second language, basic skills, and family literacy through one-to-one and small class instruction, along with referrals to other family support organizations. Founded in 1982, it serves local adults through numerous neighborhood locations and its Downtown Center.