Spring 2018 Challenge:  Double Your Donation to English At Large

The Lenny Zakim Fund has issued a challenge to EAL supporters:  Increase your donation or make a first-time gift, and they will match it, dollar for dollar, to double the impact of your gift!

To Accept the Challenge:

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Print out the EAL Spring Campaign Return Form and mail your check to English At Large

Donate directly to English At Large!

Support life-changing services in your community with a donation to English At Large.

Your donation makes a difference!

Your Gift Of

  •  $1000 or $100 per month
    Supports a full year of One-to-One Tutoring for a local immigrant or refugee who is struggling to learn English and acclimate to life in the United States.
  • $500 or $50 per month
    Delivers a full year of training, support and networking opportunities for our volunteer tutors, to connect them with a network of peers, acknowledge their efforts and achievements, and guide their ongoing professional development.
  • $250 or $25 per month
    Enrolls one English-language learner in a full year of Conversation Groups, which builds vocabulary, imparts cultural knowledge and understanding, increases speaking confidence and creates personal networks that support full participation in community life.
  • $200 or $20 per month
    Sponsors one new English-language learner in our 16-week Beginner English program, which teaches survival English needed in everyday life.
  • $150 or $15 per month
    Provides access to individualized career-readiness education and support for one English-language learner through our Career Access Lab (CAL) program, to help each learner develop the tools, skills, and resources needed to fully explore the U.S. job market, secure meaningful employment and begin a new career.
  • $100 or $10 per month
    Purchases English-language readers for one Book Group, to encourage a love of reading, ongoing English language acquisition and a greater understanding of English composition.
  • $50
    Builds our library of resources, to give our volunteers the tools needed to tailor instruction to the goals and interests of each learner.
  • $25
    Matches a local immigrant or refugee with a volunteer tutor, and starts each learner on a supportive pathway to learning and achievement.


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Please make your check payable to English At Large and mail to:
English At Large
800 West Cummings Park
Suite 5550
Woburn, MA 01801

Tribute Gifts
Honor a tutor, learner, friend or family member through your donation to English At Large!  When making your donation, please tell us the name and address of the person your gift will honor and we will send notice of your wonderful tribute.

Memorial Gifts
Your gift to English At Large in memory of your loved one is a wonderful tribute to their legacy.  When making your donation, please tell us the name and address of the person we should notify, and we will send notice of your truly special gesture.

Matching Gifts
Double or even triple your gift to English At Large through your employer’s Matching Gifts Program.  To see if your employer will match your gift to English At Large, check with your company’s Human Resources Department.   To secure your matching gift, simply complete your employer’s form and send it along with your donation to English At Large – we will take care of the rest!

Companies with Matching Gift Programs

Monthly Gifts
Your monthly gift to English At Large provides a stable source of revenue that sustains life-changing services in your community.

Thank you for supporting the free, relevant and accessible programs offered in your community by English At Large!

We are a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) tax status from the IRS and all contributions are tax deductible to full extent of the law.

English At Large

800 West Cummings Park, Suite 5550
Woburn, MA 01801
tel : 781.395.2374
email : info@englishatlarge.org

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