Wish You Well Foundation

Supporting adult and family literacy in the United States by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs.

Programs Funded

The Wish You Well Foundation’s mission is "supporting adult and family literacy in the United States by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs." The Foundation makes donations to programs and projects that aid in this stated mission.

Since its inception, the Wish You Well Foundation® has made donations to hundreds of organizations, including the following:

Arab-American Family Support Center
Brooklyn, New York
AAFSC's Adult Education and Literacy Program offers instruction in English as a Second Language, American civics and citizenship, and women's literacy classes. 

BBF Family Services
Chicago, Illinois
The mission of BBF Family Services is to enrich and improve the quality of life for North Lawndale youth and their families by providing safe, stable, and nurturing experiences that enhance social, emotional, academic, and career development.

Brunner Literacy Center
Dayton, Ohio
The Brunner Literacy Center provides free, one-on-one tutoring to adults aged 19+ who want to improve their reading, writing, and math literacy skills. It offers instruction at all learning levels, from basic letter recognition to GED® test preparation and beyond.

Brunswick County Literacy Council
Supply, North Carolina
The Brunswick County Literacy Council aims to improve lives by providing literacy skills for adults.

Carlsbad Literacy Program
Carlsbad, New Mexico
This organization comprises trained volunteers committed to advancing adult literacy and language in our community. Its purpose is exclusively to provide free quality instruction in reading proficiency, ESL skills, GED preparation, citizenship instruction and computer literacy.

Catherine McAuley Center, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Since 1989, the Catherine McAuley Center has provided free adult English-language education for immigrants and refugees in the Cedar Rapids community and the surrounding areas. 

Chester County Literacy Council
Chester, South Carolina

The Chester County Literacy Council provides basic literacy, basic workforce, and basic health literacy instruction in reading, writing, computing, speaking English proficiently, and using technology in order to become lifelong learners.

Community Culinary School of Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Community Culinary School of Charlotte provides Workforce Development training and job placement assistance in the food service industry for adults who face barriers gaining long-term successful employment. 

Corpus Christi Literacy Council
Corpus Christi, Texas
The Corpus Christi Literacy Council provides instruction in both Basic Literacy and ESL, utilizing one-on-one tutoring and classroom instruction. 

Delta County Public Libraries Literacy Program
Hotchkiss, Colorado
The Delta County Public Libraries Literacy Program provides small-group instruction in the following areas: English as a Second Language (ESL), Literacy Skills, High School Equivalency Preparation, and Job Skills/Life Skills.  

Dogwood Literacy Council
Siloam Springs, Arizona
The Dogwood Literacy Council provides free instruction in speaking, reading, and writing English to adults who wish to learn English or improve their literacy skills. 

IMPACT Learning Center
Scottsboro, Alabama
The IMPACT Learning Center’s mission is to provide basic education, job skills training and higher educational opportunities for all the citizens of Jackson County, Alabama. 

Jacksonville Literacy Council
Jacksonville, Texas
The Jacksonville Literacy Council helps adults in basic literacy, financial literacy, G.E.D preparation and E.S.L. The Council serves the residents of Cherokee and surrounding counties. 

Joplin NALA Read
Joplin, Missouri
Joplin NALA Read is a non-profit committed to the mission of fostering and strengthening literacy skills and coordinating with community resources to provide services, enabling learners to reach their full potential. 

Literacy Action of Central Arkansas
Little Rock, Arkansas
Literacy Action provides one-on-one tutoring for adults whose needs are not being served by traditional classroom adult education programs in the Little Rock area. 

The Literacy Center
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Since 1973, the Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry has equipped thousands of adults with the skills they need to succeed in the family, the workplace and the community.

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia
Falls Church, Virginia
The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is a non-profit educational organization that recruits and trains volunteers to tutor adults who need to develop basic reading, writing and English-speaking skills. Since 1962, the Literacy Council has trained thousands of volunteers to provide one-to-one tutoring to adults in its community. 

Literacy Network of South Berkshire
Lee, Massachusetts
The mission of the Literacy Network of South Berkshire is to make one-on-one instruction in basic academic skills accessible to adults living in the 15 towns of southern Berkshire County. 

Literacy Volunteers of America - Prince William, Inc.
Woodbridge, Virginia
The mission of Literacy Volunteers of America - Prince William is to teach adults to read. LVA-PW is an affiliate of ProLiteracy America, a nationwide organization. It takes volunteers from the community, trains them to be tutors and then matches them with adults with low-level literacy skills. LVA-PW provides the professional training, material and support that enable the volunteers to be effective tutors. All services to the student are free. 

Literacy Volunteers of Morris County
Morristown, New Jersey
The Mission of LVMC is to promote increased literacy and fluency in English for adult learners in this area through the effective use of volunteers, the provision of support services for volunteers and learners, and through collaboration with individuals, groups and any organization desirous of fostering increased literacy.

Ozarks Literacy Council
Springfield, Missouri
The mission of the Ozarks Literacy Council is to open minds, lift lives and create a more literate community. 

Progressive Education Program, Inc.
New Iberia, Louisiana
Progressive Education Program, Inc.’s mission is to empower adults through education to reach their full potential.

The READ Center
Richmond, Virginia

The READ Center is a community-based nonprofit organization providing educational opportunities to adults with low-level reading and communication skills. The Center offers classroom instruction, one-to-one tutoring, an adult literary curriculum and educational resources to support students.

Royce Learning Center
Savannah, Georgia

The mission of Royce Learning Center is to enable children and adults with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, and literacy needs to reach their maximum potential educationally, emotionally, and socially by providing comprehensive services.

Twin Lakes Literacy Council
Mountain Home, Arkansas
The Twin Lakes Literacy Council is dedicated to promoting the knowledge and appreciation of literacy for all individuals though educational training and mass media exposure. Through its work with the Educating Adults for the Workplace project, the Council provides materials and one-on-one tutoring to adults seeking job skills.

Waltham, Massachusetts
WATCH CDC works towards a more just community in the Waltham area by promoting affordable housing, providing adult education and leadership development, and empowering underrepresented residents through civic engagement. Its one-on-one tutoring program pairs volunteer tutors with adult learners in Waltham seeking to improve their English. 

The Welcome Project
Somerville, Massachusetts
The Welcome Project provides programs for immigrant and lower-income families that hone leadership and personal development, provide access to employment and education, and help residents to learn English and the nuances of a new culture and engage more fully in the civic life of the city.

Wisconsin Literacy, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. is a non-profit coalition of 77 community-based literacy programs located throughout the state. Its member programs provide much-needed services to adults and families through dedicated staff and well-trained volunteer tutors.