Support Houston Center for Literacy Today

and Leave a Literacy Legacy 

With Your Support, We Can Achieve a More Literate Houston

A gift of any size supports the mission of Houston Center for Literacy. You can make a difference by donating to our organization, volunteering, and helping us spread the word about our critical efforts to make Houston at the center of progress. 

Please take a moment to watch this Giving Library video highlighting our work in the community and select a link below for details on how you can get involved.





Make a contribution to HCL's Literacy Fund today!

                                                     What your donation will do                                                          

  • $30,000                      Educate 10 adult learners for five years.
  • $6,000                        Educate 10 adult learners for one year.
  • $600                           Educate 1 adult learner for one year.
  • $60                             Educate 1 adult learner for one month.

Join us at our signature events -The Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee of the Mayor's Literacy Leadership Award Breakfast.


Match Your Donation

Corporate matching can double - even triple - your contribution to the Houston Center for Literacy. To find out if your employer has a matching gifts program, contact your Human Resources Department.

Once you complete a matching gift form from your employer, mail it, along with your original donation.

For more information, call 713-640-8200 or email us.


Spread the Word

Help HCL spread the word about Houston's low-literacy issue and why it matters!







Faces of Literacy

HCL's 2016 Literacy Fund Campaign celebrates the "Faces of Literacy." Click below to view materials showcasing our Mayor's Coalition members. Each person will offer an unique insight on how HCL has helped support their program.

View our Faces of Literacy

Who We Are

Houston Center for Literacy,
a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is working to improve literacy rates by connecting literacy providers and resources to support adult learners.

Our Mission

In order to boost the economy of Houston, Houston Center for Literacy strengthens providers of adult education who, in turn, provide necessary skills for underemployed citizens to fulfill their potential and become economically self-sufficient.

Our Vision

We envision a city where every adult is equipped with the basic skills they need to qualify for jobs that will allow them to support their families and thrive as prosperous, independent, successful members of our society.



We serve more than 60 literacy providers throughout the Greater Houston area.  Find one near you! 

Find a Literacy Provider


Click below for Houston Center for Literacy's upcoming events and provider meetings.

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Houston Center for Literacy advocates and raises awareness for public policies that strengthen the literacy landscape in Houston.

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Make a contribution to Houston's literacy today and help us build a stronger future for our city.

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