Get Involved

Support the Portage County Literacy Council’s work.

Volunteer

The PCLC relies on volunteers like you! Consider becoming a tutor for an adult in our community who needs to improve their literacy skills. Other volunteer opportunities are available as well. For a full listing, click here: Volunteer Opportunities  Interested in tutoring? Check out the information and application on our tutor resources page.

Donate

Donate online at this link, or mail donations to:
Portage County Literacy Council
1209 Fremont Street
209 Nelson Hall
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Contribute Items on Our Wish List

Donations of the following items are also appreciated:

  • a new or gently used projector for presentations
  • printer cartridges (950XL/951 BCYM) or Staples gift card
  • tutoring and office supplies (notecards, binders, Post-It notes, and other items)
  • small dry erase boards and markers
  • select ABE and ELL books and materials
  • gift cards to Shopko, Amazon, Staples, Book World, or other local retailers
  • small brochure rack
  • select technology (e.g. jump drives and laptops less than 4 years old)

Support the Words & Friends for Literacy Fundraiser 

Attend and/or donate to our annual Words & Friends for Literacy Fundraiser in April. At this event, teams play collaborative games of Scrabble and enjoy a catered meal, door prizes, raffles, and a fun night out. All proceeds support our adult literacy programs in Portage County. Learn more at this link.

Purchase a Copy of Our Book

The PCLC also has copies of Grandma’s Hmong New Year Celebration (by Maiker Vang, illustrated by Ker Vang) available for sale. This book tells the story of the Hmong New Year in Laos and the U.S. in English and Hmong. All proceeds support PCLC programs. Books are $5 each.