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National Volunteer Apprecitiation Week

April 7 – April 13 It’s that time again…the time where every staff member says “Only one? There are so many!” That’s because it’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and staff members are asked to showcase just one of the 200+ volunteers that make Seeds a special place. It’s a nearly
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Spotlight on Tutors: National Volunteer Week

April 15 -21, 2018  “I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.” ~ Tracy Chapman Seeds has a small staff and we simply would not be successful without our band of 200+ volunteers! This week, we’re shining the spotlight on just a few of the
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Seeds Tutor Reflects On 13 Years Of Making Learning Personal

By Mark Yanochko Tutoring students at Seeds of Literacy has enriched my life, far beyond the satisfaction I receive from the work I do on Thursday mornings. Although helping students learn is the main reason I tutor, my experiences have included personal interactions that extend far beyond the lessons. When
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2017 GED® Graduation & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner [Photos]

Seeds of Literacy proudly celebrated its 2016-2017 GED® graduates and committed volunteers on June 28th at our annual Graduation & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. It was an honor to recognize Seeds of Literacy’s 25 GED graduates, as well as those students making amazing progress by passing sections of the GED test
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Seeds Celebrates GED® Grads & Volunteers

Seeds of Literacy congratulated GED® graduates and celebrated volunteers at its Graduation and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on June 29th. Held at the Centers for Families and Children’s Mandel Community Room on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, the location was the perfect spot between Seeds’ established west side location and ever-growing east
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A tutor works with a GED student at Seeds of Literacy.

Volunteers: The Seeds of a Great Nonprofit

Seeds of Literacy couldn’t exist without volunteers. As Volunteer Coordinator for Seeds of Literacy, you might think I’m a little biased (okay, maybe I am just a little). But that doesn’t change how essential volunteers are to our mission of empowering adults through literacy. From our staff to our students,
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Margo Hudson, a Seeds of Literacy GED grad, continues to earn praise for her dedication to adult education and literacy in Cleveland

Seeds Grad Margo Hudson Wins National Award

We are thrilled to share that Margo Hudson, a 2012 Seeds of Literacy grad, will be named the Adult Learner of the Year by the Commission on Adult Basic Education at their national convention on April 11th in Dallas! We first met Margo as a student, then knew her as
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Giving Thanks

The great thing about Thanksgiving (okay, besides the copious amounts of gravy) is that it is a holiday entirely devoted to appreciating what you have. Every year, it reminds us to stop and express the gratitude that sometimes gets lost beneath the rush of daily life. At Seeds of Literacy,
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