Fund-raising

Trenton School District Literacy Initiative

The Trenton Literacy Movement (TLM) has initiated fund-raising to cover the costs of teachers and aides in the literacy initiative for after-school reading programs throughout the community. The costs for the initiative run from $4,200-$12,600 per school.

We are looking to raise just over $120,000 for the 2018 school year from Trenton-area stakeholders – foundations, corporations, partnerships, individuals.

This investment will substantially improve the prospects of our neediest children, and build momentum for expanding after-school reading programs throughout Trenton’s schools and the Trenton Community.

 

or make a check out to:  “Trenton Literacy Movement” then send it to:

The Trenton Literacy Movement
P.O. Box 653
Trenton, NJ 08604

Your donation to TLM is tax deductible as TLM is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.

For more information on donation and support opportunities, please contact:

Douglas H. Palmer
Chairman, Trenton Literacy Movement
dpalmer19@gmail.com

(View the Fundraising Request Letter)

BACKGROUND:

After viewing the success of the Trenton Literacy Movement’s (TLM’s) 2015 summer program, Trenton School Superintendent Lucy Feria initiated a Lexia pilot program in five Trenton schools in 2015-2016.  The success of that pilot led to adoption of Lexia in all thirteen Trenton District elementary schools in 2016-2017 as part of a major literacy initiative.

The TLM goal for the literacy initiative is after-school reading programs throughout the community.   TLM is supporting this goal by raising funds to initially establish after-school programs in each elementary school to support increased reading skills.