Tag: VISTA


One of my first projects as a VISTA was to establish a sustainable lending library. Our lending library has become a valuable resource to the families we serve and continues to grow with donated items from community partners. Establishing a Read more…


I’m the AmeriCorps VISTA for the Literacy Council of Sarasota. For me, being a VISTA has been all about community connections. Having a plan about what I wanted to accomplish and sharing that plan with grant-makers and community leaders has Read more…


Hello, my name is Adriana Alvarez and I am currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member for S.B. Idea, Inc (SBI). SBI is a non-profit organization that runs family literacy academies in Palm Beach County, Florida with a mission to: Read more…


We’ve taken a varied approach to deliver financial literacy information to our students at the Marion County Literacy Council. The biggest component of our Financial Literacy plans is the wonderful curriculum and great volunteers provided by United Way of Marion Read more…


I am an Americorp VISTA volunteer with Manatee Reads! formerly The Literacy Council of Manatee County. I’m originally from Western Massachusetts, and when we came to Florida, we became exposed to a wide diversity of cultures and food. After my Read more…

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