Mercy Learning Center, a literacy and life skills training program for women in Bridgeport, enjoys the support of many Westporters. Each year, area residents donate thousands of volunteer hours as tutors — and thousands of dollars too. But additional funds are always needed.
Right now, Mercy is in 3rd place. They’ve got until January 20 to win. All it takes is an e-mail vote. Click here for the link — and forward to friends!
(Here’s another Westport connection: Geoff Schwarten — a 1996 Staples graduate — led the re-launch of Better World Books. The organization collects used books and sells them online to raise money for literacy initiatives worldwide.)