Why We Give

"Literacy forms an important cornerstone for economic success"

"LSW is enhancing the lives of all of us by enabling those in our community who cannot read with the gift of literacy. Literacy forms an important cornerstone for economic success. We are proud to support LSW in it's efforts to enable full participation in our society by providing the tools to read." -Don & Mary Jo Layden

Individual Donations

Individual donations to Literacy Services of Wisconsin (LSW) support operations and programs of all types. Examples include computer/technical resources, books and study materials, program support, and GED testing fees for students in need.

Literacy Services of Wisconsin is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Ways to Give

Make an online donation now:
Donate Now

Or, schedule a recurring donation to make a greater impact with your gift.
Recurring Gift

Please mail checks to:

Literacy Services of Wisconsin
555 N. Plankinton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203

* Our United Way Donor Choice number is 41385

Other Ways to Give

Wish List Items

Literacy Services is always looking for consumable and durable goods to help serve our students. Click the wish list button below to review our current needs. If you have any questions, please contact Robin Brisco at robin@literacyservices.org or by phone at (414) 344-5878.
Wish List

New & Gently Used Books

Books are a great resource for both fundraising and instructional use. Donations may be dropped off in our lobby during normal business hours. To request a pick-up, please contact Dustin Slane at dustin@literacyservices.org or by phone at (414) 344-5878.

Reading Glasses

Many of our students are also in need of reading glasses to assist their learning. Reading glasses can be donated year round by stopping by during normal business hours.