In-Kind Giving

As a small organization, English At Large operates with very tight margins and very little overhead.  Your in-kind donations help us continue to allocate more than 85% of our resources directly to program services.

To support our operations, we currently need donations of:

  • Paper products (paper towels, napkins, tissues and toilet paper)
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • First class stamps
  • Hand soap

To support our programs, we currently need donations of:

  • 42″ wall-mount flat screen television
    This will be used during volunteer and staff training sessions
  • Gift cards of any amount to purchase textbooks and instructional aids for our Resource Library
    (Cards we can always use include Amazon, Barnes and Noble and pre-loaded VISA gift cards.)
  • Laptop or Desktop PCs with Windows operating systems of Windows 10 or higher
    (Most of our computers are almost 10 years old!)


To support our events
, we currently need donations of:

  • Paper and plastic items and serve ware (table cloths, plates, bowls, napkins, utensils, etc.)
  • Gift cards to local stores to purchase these items.  (Party City, Christmas Tree Shop, Dollar Tree, etc.)
  • Gift cards to local stores to purchase refreshments for volunteer training and appreciation events.  Great choices include Panera, local supermarkets and bakeries.


Volunteer Appreciation

Have tickets to an upcoming sporting event, concert or theater production that you can’t use?  Let us know – we love to hold impromptu Volunteer Appreciation Raffles throughout the year.  Your donation helps us surprise and thank our wonderful volunteers!


To Make Your In-Kind Gift

Please call us directly at 781-395-2374 to discuss your intentions to make an in-kind gift and to arrange delivery or pick up.

In-kind gifts are acknowledged with a receipt for tax purposes, based on the value assessed by the donor.


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

EAL is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization; all donations are tax-deductible to the 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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EAL offices are closed today, due to the winter storm. Weather permitting, we will reopen on Friday, January 5th. Be safe out there!

EAL EVENTS VOLUNTEERS represent EAL at important activities including volunteer appreciation and training events. We are so pleased to have such wonderful volunteers in this new role, and happy to have them in the EAL community.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS are an integral part of EAL's program planning, marketing, and resource development. We are a volunteer organization, and we greatly value -- and need! --- direct input from our volunteers.

OFFICE VOLUNTEERS, who in 2017 provided more than 250 hours of office support for EAL staff. Our office volunteers, without a lot of fanfare, helped staff with projects, waitlist management, mailings, database management and events.

BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION LEADERS provide opportunities for learners to read and discuss English literature. One learner started the program saying he didn't like to read in English. By the end, he not only read the group's book, but all the other books in the author's series!

EAL INTAKE ASSESSORS conduct face-to-face interviews with every learner before they enter the tutoring program. EAL Assessors are highly skilled at putting learners at ease and gathering vital information that gets the tutoring relationship off to a solid start.

EAL TEST ASSESSORS diligently work behind the scenes in the critical role of assessing learners' language progress. In 2017, English At Large assessors tested nearly 90 learners, and EAL staff deeply appreciates their assistance.

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EAL CONVERSATION GROUP FACILITATORS make it possible for a group of learners from diverse backgrounds to form a small community. Learners feel safe as they learn about US culture, and are able to learn from each other as well as from their facilitators.

Thank you to our TUTORS, who provide support, instruction, guidance and friendship to their learners. There is no template for this role: no two tutoring sessions are alike. EAL tutors flexibly instruct and guide their learners, week after week.

EAL Beginner English in Medford and Waltham is taught by volunteer students from Tufts and Brandeis Universities. We are proud to be working with the next generation of community leaders!

Our volunteers embody the spirit of giving all year! The holiday season reminds us how lucky we are to have such wonderful, caring people sharing in our mission and work. This week, we highlight the many volunteer roles that support our high-impact programs.

The Offices of English At Large will be closed Friday, December 22, 2017 through New Year's Day 2018. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Happy Holidays!

Conversation Starters: News You Need to Hear from English At Large! https://t.co/0unhO6VafV

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Registration is now open for our Spring Conversation Groups. Join the Conversation! Register here:

Happening now: our annual Volunteer Appreciation Open House!

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Big thanks to our @cummingsdotcom neighbor Affinity L&B for your generous donation of a much-needed file cabinet for our office!

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NEW CHART: Christmas Vocabulary in English
(This is the non-religious version of Christmas)

More vocabulary and details about Christmas Traditions here:
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Try our interactive game:
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Can you get 20 out of 20 correct?

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Your donation of $25 per month supports a full year of Conversation Groups. Your gift builds vocabulary, increases cultural understanding and speaking confidence for an English language learner in your community! https://t.co/AlHaD6RIFD

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BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION LEADERS provide opportunities for learners to read and discuss English literature. One learner started the program saying he didn't like to read in English. By the end, he not only read the group's book, but all the other books in the author's series! ... See MoreSee Less

BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION LEADERS provide opportunities for learners to read and discuss English literature. One learner started the program saying he didnt like to read in English.  By the end, he not only read the groups book, but all the other books in the authors series!
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