Entries by Jeff Burkhart

Challenge Grant Met

  You made it happen!  As of January 31, 2017 the total raised is $251,176 towards the campaign. This brings our campaign total to $1,947,128.21 and we couldn’t be more thankful for you support.  All of the donors who issued this challenge were committed to helping raise these gifts and for their commitment and yours […]

$250,000 Challenge and Match

  A group of very generous donors has stepped up to issue a $250,000 challenge. Gifts to the campaign of any amount from now until January 31 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $250,000. Your gifts will help Literacy Network build capacity to double the number of adult learners we serve. Here’s a snapshot of […]

Grand Opening Celebration

Please join us for our Grand Opening of our brand new home on Wednesday, October 26 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at 701 Dane St., Madison, Wisconsin 53713. We will have a short program featuring Dane County Executive Joe Parisi, Madison College President Jack Daniels III, a learner and Literacy Network board member along with a ribbon cutting to celebrate […]

A Learner Success Story

Congratulations to Lyjya Miles, who was sworn into the Madison Police Department this week! THIS is why we do what we do! See more of NBC 15′s coverage here: http://ow.ly/2lF7303iJ2M  

Your name in Dane Arts mural!

We’re happy to share that Dane Arts is supporting our project by assigning a team of muralists to custom design a donor recognition mural. Donors who have given at least $1,000 to the campaign will have their names included in this beautiful creative project! The mural uses paper samples of Literacy Network learner writing from […]

Adult learners deserve a quality learning center

“When you want to explain something and you don’t have a way to explain, it’s a wall,” Mario explained. “But, now it’s more open. This opened the doors. Now I can feel free.”  Thanks to the help they got at Literacy Network, Mario and his wife Maria have a thriving business, Evolution Cleaning. “I can […]

Join us for a tour at the new building!

We hope you’re available to join us and invite colleagues and friends for a tour on one of the following three dates: Tues, July 19 Tues, July 26 Thurs, Aug 4   Each tour starts at 9:30 a.m. here at 1118 S Park Street.   Guests should RSVP to jdavie@litnetwork.org so we can reserve you a […]

We’re moving ahead with our new home!

Progress is happening quickly as we prepare for a mid-September opening at the new home of Literacy Network! 232 donors have invested in the project, with just over $1.276 million raised toward our $3 million goal. Now through the end of July, your contribution will be doubled. Make your impact today!    

A dollar-for-dollar challenge!

We need to raise another $500,000 in the next 60 days to help us move into our new home at the end of the summer. It is going to take all we’ve got, and we need your help! Wall Family Enterprises and our campaign team have offered up a $55,000 challenge: They will match every […]