Chatham Literacy is honored to join only 650 other organizations across the United States as a certified Service Enterprise. The Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE) awards certification to nonprofits who have proven their excellence in the fundamental and strategic use of volunteers and their skills to address community needs. Service Enterprises are among […]
Guest Author: Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle. Even as We Breathe is her new release. Annette is the first enrolled citizen of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to publish a novel. When: Thursday, November 2, 2023 from noon to 2 pm (registration, games and networking start at 11 am) Where: Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center. Tickets: $100 per person and tables will […]
Once a year the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) presents an award to a business they have partnered with from across North Carolina. This year Chatham Literacy was nominated and then selected out of 200 small business employers across the state as the “Small Employer of the Year.” Monday Chatham Literacy was given this […]
Thanks to all for helping us raise $47,000! At our Spring for Literacy Author Luncheon with the award winning Lee Smith we had an astounding attendance of 252 guests that ate, laughed, listened, and enjoyed in the merriment of how books can change lives through the art of storytelling. If you missed this luncheon be […]
Why our volunteers chose Chatham Literacy and why they think literacy is important.
For Volunteer Appreciation Day, April 20th, we celebrated some of the many volunteers who give their time to Chatham Literacy and make our programs possible. We had 18 volunteers, 1 adult learner and all of our staff in attendance for yesterday’s volunteer appreciation event. We laughed, we shared stories, and we celebrated one another’s passion […]
DJ and Vicki played in the Lee County State qualifier AND now they are headed to the State Championship in September 2023. Give it up for our literacy team of pickleballers! Way to go ladies.
CHATHAM LITERACY EMPLOYMENT THAT EMPOWERS We want to share a student story that shows us how important it is to have people in our lives that prioritize literacy. People like YOU who donate the time, dedication, and commitment that makes all of our programs possible. Without you we would not be able to change […]
Save the Date! Famed Southern Writer Lee SmithTo Headline Chatham Literacy Spring Event Described as a “preeminent voice of the South,” award-winning author Lee Smith will headline Chatham Literacy’s Spring for Literacy Author Event at the Governor’s Club on Wednesday, May 17th from 11:00am to 2:00pm.Smith will discuss her latest novel “Silver Alert” which critics […]
This past Monday, in collaboration with Galloway Ridge and The Governors Club, 11 tutors were trained for the new and exciting partnership we are staring with Galloway Ridge and The Governors Club. This partnership brings tutor training to residents in both locations and they are then paired up with a student who is also a […]