BENEFITING: Literacy New Jersey, Inc.
ORGANIZER: Literacy New Jersey, Inc.
Can you imagine choosing your groceries by looking at the pictures on the packages? Half the time those are "serving suggestions" and bear little resemblance to the contents. But if you can't read then that is all you have to go on. How about wondering what is on that paper your child brought home from school? The notice from work? If you have a job - since filling out a job application is a herculean task if you can't read or write.
These are a few examples of the type of daily hurdles adults who need help with reading, writing, or learning English face. In NJ 17% of the population needs help! Please help me, help them, DONATE NOW!