Welcome to P.A.L.S.! We’re changing lives through literacy!
P.A.L.S. has over 200 students and about 150 volunteers working as tutors with them. It is a busy, happening place just off Jasper in our downtown core.
Thank you for your interest in P.A.L.S. You might want to tutor, you might want to be a student. You might want to support P.A.L.S. in some other way. Everyone is welcome! Drop down and check us out!
P.A.L.S. held our Student and Volunteer Recognition Celebration and Annual General Meeting at the McKay Avenue School Archives and Museum on Tuesday, April 23.
2018 was a very successful year for our learners! We had 83 adult learners in our Literacy program, 125 in our Math Literacy program, and 163 in our Literacy for English Language Learners program. Volunteer tutors contributed more than 13,000 hours to our mission of changing lives through literacy.
Congratulations to all our outstanding students and volunteers! (more…)
I came to P.A.L.S. to learn how to write properly in English. I was tired of not being able to write and having to ask my wife to write things for me. Also, when my employers asked me to write about what happened to a tool or an incident report, it made me look stupid when half the report was spelt wrong. Some people made fun of me. I was sick and tired of being sick and tired of it all. So I did something about it. I phoned PALS and that was one of the best decisions in my life.
Hello, my name is Phouttaphon Keovolalath but my friends call me Phoutt. I was born in Laos and lived there with my family until I was 19. In 2003 I finished my high school and then I went to Thailand to study at Buddhist University MCU Khonkaen Campus (Bachelor of Art) and I graduated in 2008. That same year Laos-Canadian Buddhist society in BC invited me to come to Canada as a volunteer so I came to Canada in 2008.
Good evening everyone, thank you for having me.
My name is Emmanuel Bautista. I am from Manila, in the Philippines. I worked doing electrical installation and as a foreman and contractor for advertising campaigns and public relations. I came to Canada 12 years ago because of my dream.
Come celebrate Family Literacy Day at the Family Literacy Carnival on Sunday, January 27, from 2 to 4:30 pm at the MacEwan University City Centre Campus, Heart of the Robbins on 104 Avenue and 109 Street! There will be many free, interactive activities for the whole family, including storytelling and free books! Admission is free.
Learn more at //www.macewan.goldenkey.org/Family-Literacy-Carnival
Prince of Wales Armories Heritage Centre
10440 108 Avenue
Saturday, November 24th and Sunday, November 25th
10 AM – 5 PM
P.A.L.S. students, tutors, and friends
will be selling their crafts at the market.
Help support literacy and spread some holiday cheer!
Ten Thousand Villages
P.A.L.S. - Project Adult Literacy Society
Community Shopping Night
Friday, November 2, 2018
5 - 8 pm
10432 82 Avenue, Edmonton
15% of all sales will be donated to P.A.L.S. - Project Adult Literacy Society
Join us, shop, and help change lives through literacy!
Support P.A.L.S. and help us win funding for the Computer Literacy program!
Vote between September 25 and October 4, 2018
- Go to avivacommunityfund.org
- Register with an email account or through Facebook
- Vote up to 10 times for our Computer Literacy Program at:
- Share the link and get your friends and family to vote!
- Ask staff for help with voting
Saturday, September 8th
What does Literacy mean to you?
Help us spread the word and raise awareness on social media
Write a message and get your picture taken:
- Why do you support literacy?
- What does literacy mean for you?
- How has tutoring changed your life?
See Adam in the office for more information and to become involved.