Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with Literacy Council Gulf Coast

  • Volunteer as a tutor for an individual student or a group of students
  • Volunteer for various activities on behalf of the Council
  • Share our story with others
  • Become a business partner
  • Financially support the Council’s programs in various ways

Every gift is important to us. Your donation will help us provide exceptional services to adults and families who are serious about improving their English language and literacy skills, thus improving their lives. Community support is critical to our mission as The Literacy Council provides free classes to all those who request them.

Gift by Mail

To make a tax deductible, unrestricted cash gift to support the Literacy Council’s mission, please mail your donation check to:

Literacy Council Gulf Coast
P.O. BOX 2703
Bonita Springs, FL 34133

If you have any questions, please call (239) 676-5202 or e-mail susan@literacygulfcoast.org

Planned Gifts

Every gift is important to us. Your donation will help us provide exceptional services to adults and families who are serious about improving their English language and literacy skills, thus improving their lives. Community support is critical to our mission as The Literacy Council provides free classes to all those who request them.

Special Donations

There are several options available for charitable giving. Only your attorney or tax consultant can tell you how a particular gift will affect your case or reflect your tax situation. We suggest that you consult your own professional adviser before considering a charitable donation. Here are a few options that can be considered.

  • Memorial Donations A gift in memory of a loved one is tax deductible.
  • Honorarium Donations A gift in honor of a loved one is tax deductible.
  • Walk of Fame Gifts To honor or memorialize a loved one with a personalized engraved brick to be placed at our Bonita Springs location
  • Bequests A gift from the donor’s estate, provides estate tax deduction which may reduce or, in some cases, eliminate estate taxes.
  • Charitable Remainder Trust A life income gift with structure and flexibility. Documents are prepared by the donor’s attorney. These trusts make payments, either affixed amount or a percentage of the principal, to designated people for lifetime and then the Literacy Council receives the remainder. It provides several tax advantages.

Be the Person Who Makes a Change in Someone’s Life

Be an Ambassador for Literacy and hold a one hour meet and greet at your home or club. It’s easy! Just invite a small group of your friends. Serve wine and cheese, or other refreshments, and let us introduce the group to the great things the Literacy Council is doing throughout the community. You just have to share your experiences and we’ll give your guests information on the exciting opportunities available to become a part of our volunteer force.

To schedule a meet and greet or for more information, email us at contact@literacygulfcoast.org

Unsure of how you want to leave your mark? Contact us today to let us help you understand the impact you can make on future generations through your gift. Not sure if you fit in to one of these opportunities, that’s fine! Contact us today to let us help you give back in a meaningful and personal way!

Literacy Council is registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (State Charitable ID# 12426). No portion of your contribution is retained by a professional solicitor. The Literacy Council uses 100% of all contributions directly for its programs and operations. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free, within the state, 1-800-helpfla, or via the internet at www.800helpfla.com. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.