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The time to bloom is soon

With the uncharacteristic warm temperatures, thoughts of spring are slipping in to our minds. With spring in the air, we can’t help but think that all of our learners will be blooming soon. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to […]

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Dedicated Hearts

Thank you volunteers! Your large, dedicated hearts make the world turn. You teach reading, writing and arithmetic. You raise money for books, you guide the programs growth, you hang cabinets and sweep floors. More importantly you inspire, recognize potential and encourage learners to grow. You have the fortitude to meet the challenges and help our […]

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Go Get ‘em Adult Learners

The places I hiked to! The roads that I rambled To find the best eggs that have ever been scrambled! If you want to get eggs you can’t buy at a store, You have to do things never thought of before. -Dr. Seuss, Scrambled Eggs Super! The world is yours now that you can read. […]

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Thank You for a Trememdous 2013

We are extremely grateful to all who have given to our organization these past few weeks and throughout 2013. With your support, we are able to provide basic literacy skills to so many of our adult learners. Our learners strive to be better community members and parents. At Literacy Outreach, we are looking forward to […]

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Merry Christmas

Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps… means a little bit more!” – Dr. Seuss, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” Merry Christmas Everyone! Thank you volunteers for giving the gift of time. There is no greater gift.

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Tick tock. You have until Midnight to make the World Brighter.

You have until midnight to give where you live– take part in ‪#‎COGivesDay‬ and be part of a movement to make our community better. Adult learners struggle daily with such simple tasks as grocery shopping and reading a note from their child’s teacher. Thank you for making their world a little brighter.

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Give the Gift of Learning

Today is #COGivesDay. Today is a day to make a difference for our local adult learners at @LiteracyOut. Throughout Garfield County our generous volunteers are giving the gift of time. They are helping our adult learners learner basic skills such as reading a job application, reading their pay stub or a note from their child’s […]

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Colorado Gives Day

Today is #COGivesDay: an #opportunity to give time, #money, or resources to @LiteracyOut. Please consider the gift of literacy this year. “It’s long been known that America’s school kids haven’t measured well compared with international peers. Now, there’s a new twist: Adults don’t either. In math, reading and problem-solving using technology–all skills considered critical for […]

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Donate Now!

With your help, Literacy Outreach is changing lives one word at a time. Tuesday, December 10 is Colorado Gives Day. @ColoradoGives This day is an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. 100% of your donation comes to Literacy Outreach on Colorado Gives Day! Thank you Community First Foundation and FirstBank! Setting up […]

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New Roof Keeping Us Warm

‘Cause you never can tell What goes on down below! This pool might be bigger Than you or I know! -Dr. Seuss, Melligo’s Pool Keep looking and you will find something more to do. As the volunteers repaired our new roof this fall, they discovered we had little to no insulation in our roof. After […]

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