Foster literacy in British Columbia!
September is Literacy Month. During this month, we lead a province-wide fundraising and awareness campaign. Literacy is Life raises awareness of the importance of literacy, and raises funds to support community-based literacy programs and initiatives across British Columbia.
The 2018 theme for Literacy Month is Fostering Literacy. Check out our Fostering Literacy calendar for tips on how you can foster literacy, join a team trivia event, enter the Literacy Month contest or wear purple to show your support. See below for the many ways to get involved!
Learn more about literacy in BC with our Literacy Matters Fact Sheet and Literacy Matters Infographic.
Through small, local actions we can all foster literacy in our own lives and in our own communities. For easy to do literacy tips, download a September 2018 calendar of literacy tips and watch our short videos.
Get Literacy Tips
Buy locally and support literacy in your community! Buy these stylish, comfy purple socks and support literacy programs in BC!
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Tell us how you foster literacy! Submit it online or by social media, and you can win a great prize! Get all of the details on this page.
We would like to thank our partners and sponsors in this page for their dedication and commitment towards supporting literacy programs in British Columbia.
The Team Trivia Challenge is our signature fundraising event. Held in communities across the province every September, the Challenge is a fun and easy way to support literacy and learning in your community.
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Find out which cities, municipalities, towns and communities in BC have proclaimed Literacy Month, and how you can get a proclamation in your own community.
Read the list
Make a difference! Your investment in literacy will help the well-being of your own community. Follow the link to make your donation today.