to the website of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford!
Our mission is supporting the needs of adults, 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
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
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.
Night Thanks February
18, 2019 - On behalf of Literacy Volunteers
of Greater Sanford, thank you very much to
everyone who took part in and supported our
Trivia Night at the Town Club event on Friday,
January 18! We had a great turnout of 120
people playing on sixteen teams. Special thanks
to Shawn Sullivan for being our terrific new
emcee, Gina and her team at Above and Beyond
Catering for superb food and hospitality,
all the donors to the raffle and live auction,
and everyone who played the trivia game with
great spirit, bought raffle tickets and bid
on auction items! Our sponsors were: Kennebunk
Savings Bank, Moody's Collision Centers, Sanford-Springvale
Altrusa, Sanford Lions, SIS Bank, York County
Federal Credit Union and YRL Group. This was
our tenth annual Trivia Night and produced
a net of $5,200 for our programs offering
free, one-on-one tutoring to adults.
strong community support, we've raised over
$38,000 with this event over the years.
Thank you, one and all, for making this
mark your calendars and join us for next
year's Trivia Night on Friday, January 17,
Ingrid Baily, Executive Director
is a cruciverbalist? January
24, 2019 - Who was first offered the role
of John McClane in the movie Die Hard
before it ultimately went to Bruce Willis?
What is a cruciverbalist? On what day exactly,
more than 250 years ago now, did Sanford officially
become incorporated as a city? Read