Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is, “to empower adults through literacy”. March 30th, 2017 marks Literacy Volunteers’ annual Scrabble Challenge fundraiser at The Hopkins School located on 986 Forest Road, New Haven, CT. The Scrabble Challenge is a fun, social competition that offers contestants an opportunity to put their literacy skills to good use.
Proceeds of this fundraiser help fund free literacy classes for adults in Greater New Haven and The Valley towns. Teams consist of four players at each table at a cost of $35 per person, or a total of $140 per table. Teams of college students will receive a discounted rate of $100 per table. There will be multiple opportunities to win prizes in the categories of: education, friends and family, and the corporate cup.
Sponsors of this event include Beers, Hamerman, Cohen & Burger, PC., Chemwerth, Hopkins School, the Knights of Columbus, NewAlliance Foundation, United Way of Greater New haven, Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale University. Additional event sponsorship opportunities are still available. Sponsorship and team registration forms can be located by visiting the Literacy Volunteers website at www.lvagnh.org or by calling the office at (203) 776-5899.