Wish You Well Foundation

Supporting adult and family literacy in the United States by fostering new and promoting existing adult 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.

The Bridge Ministry
Charlottesville, Virginia
The Bridge is a community service ministry that works with troubled, incarcerated, and newly released men by helping them back into their community to live productive lives.  

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. 

Dysart Community Center
El Mirage, Arizona
Dysart Community Center provides individual and group English language instruction, citizenship courses, and GED preparation classes. 

ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada
Carson City, Nevada
ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada provides instruction at no cost to adult individuals who wish to learn or improve their English language, workplace communication, and computer literacy skills.

Gardner Pilot Academy Adult Education Program
Allston, Massachusetts
The Gardner Pilot Academy‘s ESOL program advocates learning through investigation while building skills for independence and life-long learning.

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.

Learn More Center
North Manchester, Indiana
The Learn More Center provides educational services and a learning community to meet the instructional needs of adult learners related to literacy, basic education and workforce readiness.

Lee County Literacy Coalition
Auburn, Alabama
The LCLC is a volunteer, non-profit, United Way agency dedicated to providing free, one-to-one tutoring to area residents. The LCLC offers help with reading, writing, math, and GED preparation. 

Leona Tate Foundation for Change
New Orleans, Louisiana
The Leona Tate Foundation for Change offers adult education classes and tutoring in English reading and writing, mathematics, and GED preparation.

Lewis & Clark Literacy Council
Helena, Montana
The Lewis & Clark Literacy Council helps adults and their families acquire the reading, writing, English language, workforce and life skills so that they may have an improved quality of life.

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 Carroll County
Westminster, Maryland
The Literacy Council of Carroll County offers free, confidential one-on-one tutoring to the adult population in Carroll County.

Literacy Council of Grand Island
Grand Island, Nebraska
The Literacy Council of Grand Island teaches students the literacy skills necessary to communicate, grow, and thrive within 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 Highland Lakes
Marble Falls, Texas
Literacy Highland Lakes provides opportunities for adults in the Highland Lakes area to earn their High School Equivalency certificate (GED), to learn basic literacy skills, and to grow in English-language proficiency.

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 New Jersey
Edison, New Jersey
Literacy New Jersey provides free instruction to adults who need help with reading, writing, math and speaking English. Trained volunteer tutors work with adults one-to-one or in small groups to help them improve their language and literacy skills so they can reach their life goals.

Literacy Volunteers of America - Prince William, Inc.
Woodbridge, Virginia
Literacy Volunteers of America - Prince William takes volunteers from the community, trains them to be tutors and then matches them with adults with low-level literacy skills. All services to the student are free.

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford
Sanford, Maine
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford supports the literacy needs of adults, especially those reading below the ninth-grade level, with free, confidential, one-on-one tutoring and small group instruction by trained adult volunteers.

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.

Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County recruits and trains volunteers to help local adults improve their ability to read, write, and communicate in English so that they may function more effectively in their daily lives.  

Malden YMCA
Malden, Massachusetts
The Malden YMCA has partnered with the Everett Adult Learning Center to provide newcomers with the skills necessary for basic intercultural knowledge, English language understanding and communication, daily life skill management, and preparation for U.S. residency.

Morristown Neighborhood House
Morristown, New Jersey
Morristown Neighborhood House helps adults to prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam, to learn basic literacy skills, and to grow in English-language proficiency.

Oakland Literacy Council
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
The Oakland Literacy Council provides basic literacy and English language instruction to adults in order to facilitate lifelong learning, employment skills and personal well-being. 

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.

South Bay Literacy Council
Torrance, California
The South Bay Literacy Council provides volunteer tutors to teach adults to read, write and speak English.

Strong City Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland
For more than 20 years, Strong City Baltimore’s Adult Learning Center has provided classes in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Acquisition (ELA/ESL/ESOL), as well as citizenship preparation to Baltimore residents, all at no cost to the learner. 

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
Trenton, New Jersey
The TASK Adult Education Program provides one-on-one tutoring in basic literacy, math, High School Equivalency Test preparation, and computer skills for adult students (18 years and older).

Top-Floor Learning, Inc.
Palmer, Massachusetts
Top Floor Learning promotes and provides personalized tutoring services in basic literacy skills and sponsors a dynamic, comprehensive program of life-long learning opportunities for adults

Tri-County Literacy
Bath, Maine
Tri-County Literacy provides one-on-one tutoring services for adults through its Literacy Volunteers Program, helping adults improve their skills in reading, writing, comprehension, math, computer literacy, English language learning, and literacy-based life skills so they can enhance their lives and achieve their personal goals.

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.

Walworth County Literacy Council
Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
The Walworth County Literacy Council provides Individual instruction for adult students who want to improve their reading and writing skills. In addition, its ESL program is designed to help adults speak, understand, read, and write English.

Vera Court Neighborhood Center, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin
Vera Court's Latino Academy of Workforce Development provides culturally competent, bilingual adult education including ESL, pre-GED, GED, and literacy classes specific to vocational training programs. 

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. 

Webster University Student Literacy Corps
St. Louis, Missouri
Founded in 1990, the Student Literacy Corps trains and places reading tutors to work with both children and adult learners. 

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.

Wesley Community Center
Phoenix, Arizona
Wesley Community Center provides English language instruction for students at all levels of English proficiency. This program includes core ESL classes from beginning levels through intermediate and advanced levels.

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.