Lunch For Literacy Goes Virtual This Year
Learning Lab is a literacy education center that focuses on low-income adults and families with young children. What began in 1991 as an adult literacy project spearheaded by the Junior League of Boise to "address the needs of the workforce of the future," has grown into a multifaceted operation offering several literacy programs for communities in need. From GED prep and English language learning to family literacy, Learning Lab partners with several organizations to achieve its vision: Transforming the lives of adults and families through personalized education.
Of course as a non-profit organization Learning Lab relies on fundraising and donations to successfully operate. One of their big fundraising opportunities is Lunch for Literacy, a silent auction accompanied by guest speakers and student testimonials. Unfortunately Covid-19 has forced the signature event to go virtual for sake of safety. But it's their 30th anniversary, so the show must go on!
The event will take place February 5th, 2021 from 11:30am-1:30pm MST. In contrast from past years, Lunch for Literacy will be free this year to encourage as much participation as possible. The book-themed silent auction will still take place, but now you'll have days to bid on items instead of hours so you can be more thoughtful about your selections. Also part of the luncheon festivities, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Anthony Doerr will interview actor and author, Jamie Lee Curtis (with whom he is friends. Lucky!)
For more information, sponsorship opportunities, and registration for the event click here. Let's kick off their 30th year a boom of support!
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