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Literacy Changes Lives

Consider supporting the Literacy Council of Southwest Louisiana by making a financial contribution. All donations are tax deductible. The Literacy Council is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, Tax ID # 72-1113592.

Give Today:

It's easy to give with a credit card or with PayPal! All donations will help the Literacy Council work to change lives through literacy right here in Southwest Louisiana.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to make an online donation or call our office at 337-494-7000 to donate.

Honorary, Memorial or Special Occasion:

To make an honorary, memorial or special occasion contribution, please use this link to donate via PayPal. You may also donate by mail.  For more information, please call our office at 337-494-7000.  

Literacy Subscriber:

Become a Literacy Subscriber by committing to a monthly donation.   Each subscriber will receive a quarterly update featuring a success story of someone whose life has been impacted by the Literacy Council.  Subscribers will also receive a year-end tax statement. 

Donate by Mail:

The Literacy Council gladly accepts donations by mail. Please make your donation payable to the Literacy Council of SWLA and mail your check or money order to: Literacy Council of SWLA, 809 Kirby St.--Ste. 126, Lake Charles, LA  70601.

Matching Contributions

Many employers will match charitable contributions made by their employees dollar for dollar. Please check with your company to see if you can increase the value of your gift to the Literacy Coucil. 

In-Kind Donations

An in-kind donation is a gift of goods and/or services. The value of the donated supplies or services may be recorded as the amount that the organization would have to pay for similar items and may be tax-deductible. Review our current needs here.