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!
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.
September is Life Long Learning Month and September 8th is International Literacy Day. PALS and all the other Literacy Programs in Edmonton are collaborating on a Media Campaign to draw public attention to Literacy issues.
Every day we will be posting a literacy fact on Facebook and Twitter. They will have links to articles about literacy.
Please like and share our posts every day this month, and tell your friends! Let’s all work together to get the word out!
Look for the hashtag #literacyworks
Grand Prize WestJet Gift of Flight
Bob and Joan Sandul
Second Prize Alberta Prairie Railway
Third Prize Curl Up and Read
Top Sellers – $25 Gift card
Grace Noel Charles
$10 gift card
Thank you to everyone who participated!
Recognize Your Contribution:
Voting is open from August 14 until August 28
Vote for P.A.L.S. and help us take home the title!
Go to edmonton.metrocommunitychoice.comand vote for P.A.L.S. – Project Adult Literacy Society under the Business or Service – Community Services category
Sign in with an email account to vote. One vote per person.
What does Literacy mean to you?
- Submit a quote that would fit on a bookmark (about 10 words)
- Contest is open to all P.A.L.S. – Project Adult Literacy Society volunteers, students and staff
- Enter as many quotes as you like
- Winners will have their quotes printed on our upcoming and ever-popular Bookmarks
Submit your quote by Friday July 20
Submissions can be dropped off at the office, or emailed to Della at email@example.com
P.A.L.S. Student and Volunteer Recognition Celebration and Annual General Meeting was held at the McKay Avenue School Archives and Museum on April 17. Our learners have accomplished a lot over the past year, and we are very proud of them and grateful for the time and effort of our volunteer tutors in for helping them succeed in their goals. Thank you to Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education, and David Shepherd for helping us celebrate our adult learners and volunteers.
Congratulations to all our outstanding students and volunteers! (more…)