Press Releases

Operation Round Up Helping Local Kids Thrive

Pennies add up to great things at Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. (MVEA). Through the generosity of members, MVEA is able to give back to the community each year through a program called Operation Round Up. MVEA members who participate in the program, round up their bill to the nearest dollar; on average, MVEA members donate 50 cents a month or $6 a year. One organization benefiting from MVEA members’ philanthropy is Children’s Literacy Center (CLC).

Kum & Go Community Grant Press Release

Colorado Springs, CO- Children’s Literacy Center is the proud recipient of a $5,000 Community Grant from Kum & Go, the grant will allow CLC to continuing to offer FREE one-to-one tutoring to children reading below grade level in Colorado. CLC began as a Junior League project in 1991 and has since evolved into a statewide effort to build a life of success for children through a foundation of literacy. CLC provides one-to-one tutoring and curriculum materials for disadvantaged youth and their families. Additionally, we recruit and train nearly 800 volunteers each year. Beginning with one location and sixty-two children in 1993, volunteers continue to tutor using the Peak Reader curriculum at more than 12 community sites in Colorado.