Lions Clubs International has been a dedicated sponsor of The Dictionary Project for many years. Clubs across the United States have worked diligently to continue their local projects and we greatly appreciate their participation. We would like to highlight a few clubs and the work they have accomplished in their communities. Marion Lions Club Visit Grant County Schools For the past four years, members... Read More
Since starting the project in 2005, the Cobb Literacy Council has made an impact on the lives of over 35,000 students. This year volunteers were able to touch sixteen elementary and four middle schools in Cobb County, GA. Funding for the project is made possible by Cobb EMC and GAS South, two local businesses which value education and giving back to the community. Teachers... Read More
For over 70 years, members of the Highlands Rotary Club have volunteered in their local mountain community. Service projects have included providing free dental screenings at Highlands School, chartering a Rotaract Service Club for young adults and promoting education through college scholarships, to name a few. We are proud to be part of the good work the Highland Rotarians do to improve the quality... Read More
Members of the Poulsbo Evening Pride Lions Club have participated in The Dictionary Project since 2011, donating over 2,900 dictionaries to third grade students in Kitsap County, Washington. This year the Lions received many warm-hearted thank-you letters from grateful students. The students and teachers were elated receiving their personal dictionary. We had eight schools participate with several split classes of third and fourth grade.... Read More
Since 2009, members of the Rotary Club Of Wallkill East have partnered with The Dictionary Project to provide dictionaries to students in Pine Bush Central School District. The club has donated over 3,600 books to local third graders. Please watch the video presentation of club member Dr. Bill Bassett representing the Wallkill East Rotary at E. J. Russell Elementary School.
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society (DKG) is an international honorary society of key women educators. DKG promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. To help accomplish this goal, the Omicron Chapter distributes dictionaries to students in Barrow County each year. Sheila Hawthorne began the project in 2004 to promote literacy in Barrow County Schools. Since then, DKG – Omicron... Read More
At this time of the year, it is important to stop and give thanks for all that we have. At The Dictionary Project, we are truly thankful for all of the sponsors who have given their time and resources to ensure that students in their communities have received a dictionary, a tool that will help the students succeed in their education and ultimately, in... Read More