Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc.

LVGW enriches lives by teaching English literacy skills to adults, building job readiness skills, and promoting family literacy with the commitment of trained volunteers, generous donors, and community partners.

Since 1974, countless volunteers have helped thousands of adult learners improve their lives through literacy.

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Support from friends of LVGW enables us to purchase the books and materials that our tutors need to help our adult learners succeed.

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Events Calendar

See upcoming LVGW/Community events, click on the event title for additional details.

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“Literacy is . . . the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.” – Kofi Annan

Sep
28
Thu
10:00 am New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We invite you to attend our New Volunteer Orientation Learn how you can help local adults reach their full potential!   NOTE:  All volunteers must have an email address; it is the primary means of communication at LVGW. To register: Email Vanessa Vowe, Vvowe@waterburyct.org or call (203) 754-1164. Individuals who attend the orientation and successfully complete the volunteer[...]
6:00 pm New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We invite you to attend our New Volunteer Orientation Learn how you can help local adults reach their full potential!   NOTE:  All volunteers must have an email address; it is the primary means of communication at LVGW. To register: Email Vanessa Vowe, Vvowe@waterburyct.org or call (203) 754-1164. Individuals who attend the orientation and successfully complete the volunteer[...]
Oct
18
Wed
5:30 pm Plant & Sip w/ Raymour & Flaniga... @ Raymour & Flanigan | Waterbury Showroom
Plant & Sip w/ Raymour & Flaniga... @ Raymour & Flanigan | Waterbury Showroom
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Plant & Sip w/ Raymour & Flanigan & PlantNite @ Raymour & Flanigan | Waterbury Showroom
Click for FLYER: Raymour & Flanigan – Plant & Sip Fundraiser
Oct
26
Thu
10:00 am New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We invite you to attend our New Volunteer Orientation Learn how you can help local adults reach their full potential!   NOTE:  All volunteers must have an email address; it is the primary means of communication at LVGW. To register: Email Vanessa Vowe, Vvowe@waterburyct.org or call (203) 754-1164. Individuals who attend the orientation and successfully complete the volunteer[...]
6:00 pm New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We invite you to attend our New Volunteer Orientation Learn how you can help local adults reach their full potential!   NOTE:  All volunteers must have an email address; it is the primary means of communication at LVGW. To register: Email Vanessa Vowe, Vvowe@waterburyct.org or call (203) 754-1164. Individuals who attend the orientation and successfully complete the volunteer[...]
Nov
30
Thu
10:00 am New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We invite you to attend our New Volunteer Orientation Learn how you can help local adults reach their full potential!   NOTE:  All volunteers must have an email address; it is the primary means of communication at LVGW. To register: Email Vanessa Vowe, Vvowe@waterburyct.org or call (203) 754-1164. Individuals who attend the orientation and successfully complete the volunteer[...]
6:00 pm New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
New Volunteer Orientation @ Silas Bronson Library - LVGW Office
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We invite you to attend our New Volunteer Orientation Learn how you can help local adults reach their full potential!   NOTE:  All volunteers must have an email address; it is the primary means of communication at LVGW. To register: Email Vanessa Vowe, Vvowe@waterburyct.org or call (203) 754-1164. Individuals who attend the orientation and successfully complete the volunteer[...]

Literacy Success Stories

Read some stories about adult learners. Real people. Real stories. Stories of heartbreak, embarrassment, even desperation. In equal measure, you will hear tales of accomplishment, triumph, and inspiration.

Please Support Our Letters For Literacy Partners

These companies and foundations have joined our cause to help adults in the area become better parents, employees and citizens. Together we can improve our community one letter at a time!  To learn more about becoming a Letters for Literacy Partner, please call the LVGW Office at 203-754-1164.

 

 

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