Literacy Foundation

Over 100,000 books raised during the Gift of Reading program

The Literacy Foundation achieved the goal it set itself last October: that of raising more than 100,000 new books to give back to children aged 0 to 12 living in disadvantaged areas, as part of the program. the 20th edition of the Reading as a Gift program.

The Gift of Reading celebrates the presentation of its 400,000th book!

At the end of the 16th edition of its Reading as a Gift program, the Literacy Foundation will give its 400,000th new children's book to a child living in underprivileged areas. This year alone, more than 40,000 books will be offered to young people aged 0 to 12 across Quebec.

Family Literacy Day: “Talk, Sing and Read with Your Children”

January 27, 2015 is Family Literacy Day. On this occasion, the Literacy Foundation, in collaboration with ABC Alpha pour la vie Canada, solicits nearly 150 Quebec organizations and invites families to experience fun activities around reading.

16th edition of "Reading as a gift": Who has read, will read

In November and December, give reading as a gift and help reach the goal of distributing 40,000 books to underprivileged young people.

The new network to fight illiteracy wants Quebec to adopt a national strategy

Today, September 8 is International Literacy Day. As part of the 25th anniversary of the Literacy Foundation, we are expecting a speech from Minister Bolduc on the importance of reading. The creation of the Illiteracy Network is also announced.

Nearly 40,000 children receive reading as a gift

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the “Reading as a Gift” program, the Literacy Foundation once again succeeds in offering a new book to thousands of children, thanks to generous donations from the general public through hundreds of bookstores. and libraries.

Reading as a gift: Who has read, will read!

The Literacy Foundation's Gift of Reading program is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The main activity, in November and December, consists in the purchase of new children's books intended for disadvantaged children in his region.

Scholastic will donate 5 books to the Literacy Foundation per photo received!

From January 21 to 28, READ or do an educational activity with children. Capture the "moment" ... For EVERY PHOTO RECEIVED, Scholastic will send FIVE BOOKS to the LITERACY FOUNDATION, which works with children in Quebec!