Volunteers Needed

April 04, 1999

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

Among them are:

Baltimore Medical System, for its four community health centers in East Baltimore. Volunteers are needed to read to children in waiting rooms in the Reach Out and Read program. Days and hours vary at each site. Contact: Linda Wilkens, 410-558-4988.

SECO-LIFT, Southeast Community Organization-Learning Is For Tomorrow, an adult literacy program, 10 S. Wolfe St., Baltimore, providing one-on-one phonics training to adults whose reading ability is below second-grade level. Training and materials are provided. Hours are flexible, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the center, with Friday night and Saturday and Sunday times possible at libraries. Contact: Tina Oxendine, 410-327-1626.

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: 4/04/99

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