Help create life-changing educational opportunities for adults.

When you donate to First Literacy, you help provide scholarships to adult learners pursuing their dreams, you help fund innovative adult literacy and Adult Basic Education programs, and you help provide teachers with free high quality professional development workshops.

Ways To Give

Donate online

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Download mail-in form

Give with DAF Direct

Donate with your donor-advised fund.

For information on more donation options including named scholarship endowments, corporate matching opportunities, gifts of stock or assets, and planned giving, please contact Amy Letteney at or call 617.482.3336.

Phillis Wheatley Society

Donors of $500 or more are given special recognition in honor of this inspiring African American woman who transcended the social boundaries of her time through the power of the written word. First Literacy celebrates and thanks these donors who help continue Phillis Wheatley’s legacy by supporting the efforts to give others the power to speak, read and write English.

Corporate Matching Funds

Make your dollars go further! Many corporations match, double or even triple charitable donations made by their employees. Click here to find out if your company will match your gift to First Literacy. If you don’t see your company name on this list, contact your Human Resources department for details.

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