Trident Literacy Association

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The numbers

14%

The average percentage of adults in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties who lack basic prose literacy skills (BPLS).

2014 ORNAMENT OF HOPE "Evening Grosbeaks" NOW ON SALE

Tornament-of-hope-2014rident Literacy Association announces the arrival of the 2014 "Ornament of Hope." Each year we sell the ornament to raise funds for our adult literacy programs in the tri-county.

Whether for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, holidays, or other special occasions, the 'Ornament of Hope' makes a beautiful gift that lasts a lifetime.
Ornament or Print

Single ornaments are $15. The matted and framed print is $35 plus $5 for postage. Orders should be sent to: Trident Literacy Association, 5416-B Rivers Avenue, N. Charleston, SC 29406, or you may order online.

Since 1991, at the request of then-Governor Carroll Campbell, local artist, the late Anne Worsham Richardson donated the use of one of her paintings to benefit literacy efforts throughout the state. The exclusive interpretation from watercolor to metal is the work of Elizabeth Anne Neiman at The Charleston Mint.

Read more: 2014 Ornament of Hope on Sale

photo-keith-summey-formal-2014We wanted you to be one of the first to know that we are roasting Mayor Keith Summey on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 6pm, by several high-profile community members, including Mayor Bill Collins, Bill Sharpe, Andy Savage, Bobby Hitt and Dr. Mary Thornley; and Glenn McConnell as our MC at a fundraising dinner at the North Charleston Coliseum.

We are so fortunate that Mayor Summey recognizes the importance of our mission and has been a strong and passionate patron for Trident Literacy Association.

This year has been wonderful for Trident Literacy. We held our annual achievement celebration on August 11th at the Coliseum where 50+ GED and 50+ WorkKeys recipients were honored. Dr. Mary Thornley was our keynote speaker. Tissue was needed when we shared each student’s moving story of triumph. It was a wonderful ceremony and we are very proud of all our honorees.

We once again received a grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina for our Mother to Mother Program that has just come to a very successful end. Our English as a Second Language program has tripled in size this past year.

Through these programs, we carry out the core of our mission; helping all adults improve their reading, math and computer skills, giving adults the opportunities for better paying jobs and higher education.

Trident Literacy Association

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5416-B Rivers Avenue

North Charleston, SC 29406

Telephone: 843-747-2223


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