An Evening of Wine & Words: A Night to Remember

What an incredible night! We are filled with gratitude for the extraordinary support shown at our annual fundraiser, An Evening of Wine & Words. Your generosity and enthusiasm have made this event unforgettable. Gratitude to Our Sponsors A huge thank you to our presenting sponsor, Richardson Wealth, for their incredible generosity! As a presenting sponsor […]

2024 COW Bus Update

As many of you know, we parked our Classroom on Wheels (COW) Bus during the COVID-19 pandemic. We were excited to bring the COW Bus back into the community for the 2022 and 2023 program sessions. However, our COW Bus faced a lot of mechanical issues. This caused disruptions to the program and unsafe driving […]

Meet the 2024 Lois Hole Memorial Award Winners

The Centre for Family Literacy proudly presents the winners of the 2024 Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards. Named after the Honourable Dr. Lois Hole, a passionate advocate for literacy in Alberta, these awards recognize outstanding contributions to literacy by individuals, families, organizations, or businesses. This year, we had the honour of being joined by Lois […]

National Volunteer Week 2024

In my two years working at the Centre, I have had the privilege of working with a truly amazing group of volunteers. I’ve witnessed the care and kindness with which they approach our learners, the resilience as they work through challenges, and the growth as they learn more about themselves and their community. As part […]

An Evening of Wine & Words 2024

An Evening of Wine & Words, presented by Richardson Wealth, is the premier fundraising event for the Centre for Family Literacy and Edmonton’s can’t-miss concert of the year. This unique event mixes elegance with fun to create an unforgettable evening. The event will be hosted in person at the JW Marriott Hotel (Edmonton ICE District) […]

Links fore Literacy Golf Tournament 2024 – Registration is Here!

The Links fore Literacy Golf Tournament 2024 is the Centre’s annual summer fundraising event and one you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 21, 2024, and plan to join in on the fun, excitement, prizes, great food and much, much more! This year’s tournament will be hosted at Broadmoor Public Golf […]

Countdown to Winter Break with CFL! 

We are counting down the days until we are closed for the winter break! We all have different ways to spend the holidays and we wanted to share with you what our staff favourites are. If you are looking for holiday books, movies, songs, recipes, must-visit places in Edmonton, and more check out the ones […]

Amazon Wishlist

Looking for an alternative way to support the Centre? We’re excited to introduce our Amazon Wishlist! Our wishlist is filled with items that directly support our learners, tutors and volunteers, from books and educational materials to essential supplies. It’s simple: just browse our wishlist, select the items you’d like to donate, and have them shipped […]

Second Annual Tutor Appreciation Day

We are excited to celebrate our second annual Tutor Appreciation Day on Friday, October 20th! Our tutors don’t just help with literacy skills; they build trust, instill confidence, and share genuine excitement as learners make progress toward their goals. Tutors enrich the lives of their learners and the impact of their work is felt by […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023

Every year, September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day honours the children who never came back from residential schools, the survivors of these schools, and the families and communities affected by them. Public acknowledgment of the sorrowful history and enduring consequences of residential schools plays a crucial role in the journey […]