READ Ottawa is federally tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3). Your contributions are tax deductible.

READ Ottawa is the only nonprofit to provide free one-on-one tutoring services in Ottawa County.

Without state or federal funding, READ Ottawa relies on the generosity of community donations to continue literacy tutoring that transforms lives and strengthens our community.


It costs $500 to support a new tutor/learner pair for a year. Donations would fund:
• Tutor training and continuing education
• Workbooks and supplies
• Testing for the learner
• Pairing of the tutor/learner
• Follow-up support

To donate securely via Paypal,

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To send a check, please make it payable to:
READ Ottawa and mail to:

READ Ottawa
P.O. Box 429
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Please consider shopping through AmazonSmile to have 5% of your purchase donated to READ Ottawa for FREE at NO COST to you! Look for our charity under “Read Foundation.” You can use AmazonSmile every time you make a purchase off Amazon!

We also have an Amazon Charity Wish List for needed items and materials. Hover over the “message” icon to view how these items will help READ Ottawa’s tutors and adult learners.

Thank you so much for your support and promotion of adult literacy.

To provide a gift using your Credit Card, Venmo, or PayPal, you can complete the form below securely.