We are busily preparing for a virtual fundraiser that’s guaranteed to be as creative, engaging and fun as our students! We’re committed to ensuring that, even through the most challenging of times, our students can count on us. That’s why we are creating a fun way for the community to help us do so… and … Read More
Our spring celebration at the beautiful Embassy Suites in Terra Linda was a great success! Over 160 guests gathered to support the work of our amazing students, while enjoying delicious food and the swinging sounds of the San Rafael High School Jazz Band. ForWords honored the work of our ally The California Film Institute Education … Read More
Sunday April 28, 2019 from 2-4pm The Embassy Suites by Hilton 101 McInnis Parkway, San Rafael, CA 94903 Ample free parking Gather with us to enjoy food and drink as we showcase the creative works of ForWords students, honor the important contributions of the California Film Institute, and screen a Mill Valley Film Festival short … Read More
With the new school year just around the corner, we’d like to thank you for helping set us up for success with your generous support. Please join us at Iron Springs Pub & Brewery in Fairfax on August 21st when 10% of all proceeds will go directly to our programs. Stop by anytime between 4 … Read More
ForWords is happy to announce a partnership with Amazon.com. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ForWords every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that … Read More
It’s that time again-please join us at Iron Springs Brew Pub in Fairfax on Tuesday, August 30th @ 5PM to celebrate a warm summer evening. It’s the “Give Back Tuesdays” night-Iron Springs Brew Pub will donate a % of the evening’s take to ForWords. So plan to join us for drinks, appetizers, and dinner.
My Story… Please help ForWords provides literacy programs for low-income, under-served students in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, many of whom are English language learners. ForWords Literacy Lab was founded in honor of the life of my older sister Catherine Holly, a young woman who loved reading and writing and appreciated the extraordinary ethnic, … Read More
Dear Friends and ForWords Literacy Lab Supporters (and MARIN County Voters) Nov. 10th the Marin County Supervisors will hold a hearing to listen to proposals from local non-profits about their work in the community. Prior to the hearing, Supervisors have received applications, including of course one from FWLL, for grants from the Community Service Fund. … Read More
ForWords Literacy Lab Board Members Miguel Godoy and Elisabeth Siegel ran the Marin County Human Race in June on behalf of ForWords. Elisabeth came in second place and together they raised over $300 for ForWords.