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"Hay poco que temer y mucho que ganar. Escuchar [al estudiante] decir que le gusta leer es el objetivo, y sucede con más frecuencia a medida que pasan los meses. Confío en que pronto podrá decir:
 'Yo me encargo de aquí.'"

-Virginia Noland, tutora voluntaria

Support Our Programs
Ways to Give

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Pre-K Program

Responding to the growing demand for additional early childhood education in the community, this initiative aims to bridge the gap and provide a nurturing and comprehensive learning environment for children in need of

pre-K education.

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General Contribution

TL&LC enriches lives and expands the knowledge of children, adults, and families through diverse educational programs that advance literacy in its many forms and to promote lifelong learning, which results in an informed and empowered community.

Your gift makes a difference!
Donations are 100% tax-deductible.

Ways to Support
Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Support a child's love of reading!

SPONSOR A CHILD

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library, funded by generous individual donations from our community, sends age-appropriate books to children in Macon County for free every month from birth until the child's 5th birthday. It only takes $30 to sponsor a child  for an entire year! You can help grow the love of reading for the youngest readers of Macon County! 

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For Individuals

It only takes $30 to sponsor a child  for an entire year! You can help grow the love of reading for the youngest readers of Macon County!

Learn more about Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

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For Businesses

Become one of Dolly's Literacy Leaders! Join at the level that's right for you and enjoy the sponsor benefits while you support a love of reading!

Learn more about Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

BRONZE  -  $100

  • Logo in semiannual ads for one year

  • Logo on website

  • Logo in monthly newsletter; reach ~1,200

  • Window decal for storefront

SILVER  -  $250

  • Logo in semiannual ads for one year

  • Quarterly social media posts

  • Logo on website

  • Logo in monthly newsletter; reach ~1,200

  • Logo on Christmas float banner

  • Window decal for storefront

GOLD  -  $500

  • Logo in quarterly ads for one year

  • Quarterly social media posts

  • Logo on website

  • Logo in monthly newsletter; reach ~1,200

  • Logo on Christmas float banner

  • Window decal for storefront

DIAMOND  -  $1,000

  • Logo on end-of-year mailing; reach ~ 11,000

  • Logo in quarterly ads for one year

  • Quarterly social media posts

  • Logo on website

  • Logo in monthly newsletter; reach ~1,200

  • Logo on Christmas float banner

  • Window decal for storefront

PLATINUM  -  $2,500

  • 2 tickets to Celebration of Education dinner and author presentation

  • Logo on banner at Celebration of Education

  • Logo on end-of-year mailing; reach ~ 11,000

  • Logo in quarterly ads for one year

  • Quarterly social media posts

  • Logo on website

  • Logo in monthly newsletter; reach ~1,200

  • Logo on Christmas float banner

  • Window decal for storefront

Many people don't know...

Dolly Parton Imagination Library Local Affiliates are responsible for enrolling children who live within the geographical area they offered the program in. While the Imagination Library negotiates wholesale pricing for the books, the Local Affiliate is responsible for securing funds to cover that cost. Books are 100% free to enrolled children because their Local Affiliate has secured funds to cover the cost of the books and the shipping fees.

TL&LC is the local affiliate for Macon County's Imagination Library.

Join
Dolly's Literacy Leaders

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Funding Partners

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