Welcome to the website of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford! Our mission is supporting the literacy needs of adults age 18 and above, especially those reading below the ninth-grade level, with free, confidential one-on-one tutoring by trained adult volunteers. Our approach is student-centered so that literacy goals match life goals related to the family, employment and citizenship.

Whether your goal is to gain better skills for a job, help a child with homework, read the label on a prescription bottle, or become a volunteer, we hope you will contact us.
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LVGS Celebrates 'Outstanding Work' at Annual Dinner
May 24, 2019 - In the eighteenth century, a minister named Griffith Jones started what he called Circulating Schools. Basically, Jones traveled from one community to another, spending perhaps three months at each one and teaching literacy to groups of anywhere between four and eight people. As part of his efforts to spread his Methodist faith, he used texts from the Bible and from religious tracts in his lessons. Read More
Save the Date for Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford's
Annual Student Recognition Dinner

March 26, 2019 - Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford (LVGS) is pleased to announce that its Twentieth Annual Student Recognition Dinner will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Town Club in Sanford, with catering by Above and Beyond. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. and the program begins at 5:30. Read More
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford Receives United Way of York County 2019 Community Investment
February 27, 2019 - Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford (LVGS) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a two-year grant from United Way of York County totaling $16,200. This investment will support programs focused on building adult and family literacy. Read More





 
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