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EVERY MOMENT COUNTS

Turning Pages is a Columbia-based non-profit helping adults in the Midlands improve their lives through literacy.

Founded in 1968 as the Greater Columbia Literacy Council, Turning Pages offers free, one-on-one instruction for adult learners looking to improve their skills in reading, math, and English language proficiency.

We are always looking to build our volunteer network! To learn more about how you can get involved, visit the link below.

Volunteer Opportunities
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Americans are at or below a basic literacy level
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South Carolina has the 13th highest rate of functional illiteracy in the United States
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Children of parents with low literacy skills have a 72 percent chance of being at the lowest reading levels themselves

TURNING PAGES INTO POSSIBILITIES

MISSION

Turning Pages is passionate about making a difference in Columbia through adult literacy.

MISSION

Our Mission is to help adults to reach their full potential, by helping them improve their reading, writing, math, and English language skills, through customized learning plans. 

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LEADERSHIP

Turning Pages is led by an experienced Board of Directors who is committed to the Mission of Turning Pages.

LEADERSHIP

Our Board of Directors is includes experienced professionals from a variety of disciplines in the Columbia, South Carolina area. Get to know our Board of Directors, below.

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EDUCATION

Turning Pages is made possible by our network of volunteer tutors who are eager to lend a hand to those in need,

EDUCATION

Training and learning materials are provided to all Turning Pages volunteer tutors. Tutors work with adults looking to improve their reading, writing, math or English language skills. 

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PHILANTHROPY

Turning Pages is fortunate to have community partners who are willing and able to support through donations.

PHILANTHROPY

Contributions given throughout the year, enables us to provide learners with the best educational materials and resources available. To learn more about the impact of your support, click below. 

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“I want to be able to read to my grandchild.”

This is just one of the reasons we have heard from our clients as to why they have sought the help of Turning Pages. Our volunteers and donors are the lifeblood of this organization and we are continuously looking for increased community support.

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