Donate to Friends of Literacy
We have made helping Friends of Literacy easier than ever. Simply decide how much you'd like to donate to Friends of Literacy, and press the "Donate" button below to transfer your donation securely via PayPal. You may donate to Friends of Literacy with either an existing PayPal account or with a credit card.
Can't decide how much to give? Every little bit helps!
- A $10 donation buys school supplies for one student
- A $35 donation buys a pre-GED book and dictionary for one student
- A $50 donation purchases workbooks for one non-reader like Lee
- A $65 donation covers the GED testing fee for a deserving student
- A $75 donation trains a volunteer tutor to work one-on-one with a student like Bobbie
- A $100 donation provides a month of instruction for one non-reader
- A $125 donation covers class at the detention center for one student like Rhonda
- A $200 donation purchases a set of classic novels for the non-reader classroom
Multiply Your Gift: Many companies will match donations made by employees, spouses, retirees, and directors. Please obtain the appropriate paperwork from your company. We'll gladly help you complete it.
To send your donation by mail, please make your check payable to Friends of Literacy and mail to: Friends of Literacy, 900 E. Hill Ave., Suite 300, Knoxville, TN 37915.
Our Wish List
As with any nonprofit, we depend on friends like you to assist us in “getting things done.” We have compiled a list of items that we wish we could have to further our mission and support our programs. If you are able to donate the item or the money for the item, please contact our office at (865) 549-7007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- KAT bus tickets
- $65 to pay for one student to take the GED test
- Loose leaf paper-wide rule
- Gift cards to McKays & Schoolbox for textbook purchases
- Basic calculators with large keypad
- Dry erase markers
- Pocket Portfolio folders with or without Prongs
- Color Pencils
- Elementary school level dictionaries
- $10 Gift cards-Target or Walmart to use as student prizes
- Flash cards-addition/subtraction and multiplication
- White 1 inch 3 ring binders
- White legal pads