Transforming lives and communities through the doorway of literacy.
Since 1964, Literacy Advance of Houston has assisted and empowered adults to achieve personal goals and self-sufficiency through improved literacy. Trained volunteer tutors help deliver a variety of free programs for Houstonians and their families.
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a United Way agency for more than 30 years, Literacy Advance joined Memorial Assistance Ministries’ network of programs and services in late 2018, expanding geographic reach and enhancing programmatic offerings to adult learners.
join us for market night!
Thursday, April 25, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Raffle drawings will be held for:
- 2 pairs of tickets to the Memorial City Food & Wine Festival (a SOLD OUT event)
- A night's stay at the Westin Memorial City.
Use this link to let us know to expect you.
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month
Since 1964, Literacy Advance has been powered by volunteers.
Since that time, countless lives have been changed through the kindness and power of volunteers. Lives and entire communities have been transformed through the doorway of literacy.
Thanks to volunteers, parents and grandparents can help children navigate the Houston school system with new-found confidence.
Thanks to volunteers, newcomers to the United States can create their first American-style resume, apply for a job, and continue their career.
Thanks to volunteers, thousands of people every year find a safe haven - a place where they can relax, where mistakes are permitted, where learning is communal, and where EVERY person is valued.
Volunteers, we salute you!
You are at the very heart of what we do and you make more possible than you can ever imagine.
Thank you, thank you!