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UpLIFTing News: April 2020


Dear Friends of LIFT:

All of us at LIFT hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy.  Since the March 5 public announcement of our merger with the Aberg Center for Literacy—which goes into effect on July 1, 2020—much has changed in our world.

The strength of LIFT adult education programs is the relationships that develop between our hard-working students, volunteers, staff, Board of Directors, and you!  Those relationships are what sustain us during this time.

LIFT staff and volunteers pivoted quickly to remote learning programs after stopping in-person classes on March 16.  First, we contacted all students immediately to determine how they and their loved ones were faring and to provide comfort and resources. The majority of students want to continue their lessons.  We are using a variety of media—Facebook LIVE, WhatsApp, Zoom, FaceTime, and even phones—to deliver lessons in GED Prep, English as a Second Language, the SEE curriculum, and forklift certification classes.

(Pictured below is LIFT volunteer Martha Heimberg teaching her SEE students).

LIFT Distance Learning

Opportunity to Support the LIFT Team 


North Texas Giving Tuesday Now

For us to serve our students who are working hard to lift themselves up we need your support.  Consider giving to LIFT on a special North Texas Giving Day on May 5, 2020.  Your funding will support the continuation of online classes and assist in retaining our staff.  Thank you for your support!

Literacy Instruction for Texas - LIFT

1610 S. Malcolm X Boulevard
Suite 320
Dallas, TX 75226

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