Get Involved

Support the Portage County Literacy Council’s work.


The PCLC relies on volunteers like you! We have both short-term and long-term opportunities available.
Interested in tutoring on a weekly basis? Check out the information and application on our tutor resources page.
Interested in volunteering in other ways?  A full listing of volunteer opportunities is available at this link.
We are currently looking for individuals to serve on our Board of Directors. See link.


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:

  • postage stamps for mailings
  • tutoring and office supplies
  • small white boards
  • printer cartridges (950XL/951 BCYM)
  • select ABE and ELL books and materials
  • gift cards to Shopko, Amazon, Staples, or other local retailers
  • select technology (e.g. jump drives)

Support the Words & Friends for Literacy Fundraiser 

Attend and/or donate to our annual Words & Friends for Literacy Fundraiser in April. (Save the date for April 25, 2019!) 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.