Literacy Council of Montgomery County (www.literacycouncilmcmd.org) provides English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and basic literacy instruction to adult learners. It conducts intensive ESOL classes and recruits volunteers to tutor 1,500 adult learners annually so they can secure and retain jobs, get promotions, help their children with homework and become U.S. citizens. Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

• $250 covers the annual cost of tutoring for two adults.

• $1,000 supplies books and materials for 15 adults.

• $10,000 pays the classroom rental fees for 12 10-week ESOL class sessions.

 Volunteer opportunities:

• Weekly: Tutor an adult learner for two hours weekly.

• Internships

• Student Service Learning hours

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