The Charlotte County Reads! Collaborative is supporting child literacy through the Literacy Buddies Program. Our focus is on cultivating a lifelong love of reading, while building a foundation for future learning. As part of the project, we are seeking adult volunteers who will agree to receive, and write letters to a child. These exchanges will take place three times over the course of a school year, with correspondence including first names only.
Each child will write a letter to his/her Buddy, and the adult will, in turn, write a letter back. A “keeper book” will be sent to the child, either by the Buddy, or supplied by Charlotte County Reads! in response to the child’s interest. All contacts will come through the Charlotte County Reads Literacy Advisor, with letters and books sent to the site.
If you would like to make a difference in a child’s life by participating in this program, please contact Carol Hopkins, Literacy Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-255-1650 x 135.