Project Read Menlo Park

March 8 town hall meeting looks at Project Read’s future

Literacy Partners is hosting a town hall meeting in support of Project Read-Menlo Park on Thursday, March 8, from 7:00to 8:00 pm at the Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma Street.  At that meeting, the community will be updated on how Project Read is addressing illiteracy and the need to expand its impact in light of […]

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Project Read-Menlo Park seeks new volunteer tutors

Registration is underway for Project Read-Menlo Park’s next tutor training, designed to show volunteers how they can help local residents learn to read better and attain their personal educational and vocational goals. The next tutor training sessions begins Tuesday, February 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma Street.  The […]

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Mayor Rich Cline proclaims Sept. 8 as International Literacy Day

In an effort to raise awareness about issues surrounding literacy, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline proclaimed September 8 as International Literacy Day and encouraged residents to learn more about the importance of literacy and to become more involved with literacy in our community.  According to ProLiteracy, 30 million people over the age of 16 read […]

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Registration open for Project Read-Menlo Park September tutor training

Did you know that in San Mateo County, 15% of adults have difficulty completing job applications, reading street signs, and understanding the instructions on a medicine bottle? For the past 26 years, Project Read-Menlo Park has been helping adults improve their reading and writing so they can be more effective at home, at work, and […]

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Project Read tutor training begins May 10

Registration is underway for Project Read-Menlo Park’s May Tutor Training, designed to show volunteers how they can help eager local residents learn to read better and attain their personal educational and vocational goals. The next tutor training sessions begins Tuesday, May 10, held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at the Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma […]

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Looking for new volunteer opportunity? Consider Project Read

What are your New Year’s resolutions for 2011?If you are thinking of volunteering and want to impact an adult’s life, consider becoming a Project Read-Menlo Park tutor. The benefits of giving time to Project Read are evident each time we ask students, “Why are you here?”The responses are always heartfelt and genuine: “I want to […]

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Peets El Camino choses Project Read Menlo Park as recipient of its Holiday Donation Program

Peet’s Coffee on El Camino Real selected Project Read for its 25th annual Holiday Donation Program. Established in 1986, the Holiday Donation Program is an important part of Peet’s tradition, bringing together the company, its staff and customers in a combined effort.  Each store chooses a non-profit organization to be the recipients of its fundraising […]

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Eat, bid, applaud – Project Read-Menlo Park annual fundraiser set for Saturday, 9/25

Get ready for some tasty desserts and the opportunity to bid on some unique experiences at Project Read-Menlo Park‘s 4th annual TASTE DESSERTS! for Literacy fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Burgess Recreation Center. “We’re looking forward to building on this signature event for Project Read,” says event co-chair […]

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Project Read learners give back to community at Connoisseurs’ Marketplace

Stop by the Information Booth at the Connoisseurs’ Marketplace, located on Santa Cruz Avenue near Crane Street, and you’ll be greeted by friendly folks who can point the way to the restrooms (the most common question), give you the live band schedule, or tell you the time of the next cooking demonstration. These booth volunteers know their […]

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Project Read and MP library host Right to Literacy scroll

You can add your signature to the Declaration of the Right to Literacy scroll, the result of Literacy Powerline’s Literacy Convention held last year, which is on display from July 9 -14 at the Menlo Park Library in sponsorship with Project Read. The scroll has been signed by thousands of people – mayors and elected […]

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Project Read fundraiser at Hobee’s on Thursday, 6/10

Project Read-Menlo Park is having a fundraiser on Thursday, June 10 from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm at the Hobee’s located in Town and Country Village in Palo Alto. The restaurant will donate 20% of sales from patrons who present a Project Read-Menlo Park flyer. You can download the flyer from the Project Read website. […]

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