Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults to improve reading skills and to assist in related projects. Among them are:
The Gregory Foundation, 600 Reisterstown Road, Suite 306, Pikesville, a private, nonprofit human services agency that works with special needs children in foster care. Needed are reading tutors for children ages 5 to 15 from 5: 30 p.m. and 8: 30 p.m. weekdays at foster homes or the foundation office. Tutors also are needed for math. Contact: Crystal Smith-Mason, 410-486-7620.
Belmont Elementary School, 1406 N. Ellamont St., to serve as reading tutors for children in grades one to five, between 8: 15 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays. Volunteers can contribute as little as 30 minutes. Contact: Principal Sheila Kolman, 410-396-0579.
Vision Christian Academy, 818 N. Franklintown Road, needs volunteer reading, language and math tutors for kindergarten through eighth grades, Monday through Thursday. Contact: Dietre Epps or Roshanne Redmond, 410-362-1406.
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.