Volunteers needed

February 21, 1999

Schools, libraries and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and assist in related projects.

Among them are:

Medfield Heights Elementary School, 4300 Buchanan Ave., Baltimore, for its after-school "100 Book Challenge" reading program -- with first-graders, but planning to expand to other grades. Contact: Nadine Reaves, 410-396-6460.

Uplift Reading Center, 1634 Guilford Ave., Baltimore, to assist pupils ages 12 to 18 in reading and computer skills. Volunteers are needed from 3: 30 p.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. Contact: Salah Fatah, 410-333-6777 or 410-333-3560.

Corpus Christi Community Center, 703 Whitelock St., Baltimore, which operates a weekly tutoring program for children ages 8 to 12. Volunteers are needed from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Contact: Rick Connor, 410-728-3042.

If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410- 783-1800, and enter code 6130.

Pub Date: 2/21/99

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