Area schools, libraries and literacy programs use volunteers to help children or adults improve reading skills. Among them: Maryland New Directions, 2220 N. Charles St., to work with adult literacy classes for General Educational Development students. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Information: Helen Stough, 410- 235-8800.
Baltimore public schools, the YMCA, Action for the Homeless and the Office of Homeless Services, to help strengthen the academic skills of children living in shelters or from low-income families. Day camp at Montebello Elementary School for about 160 children needs volunteers and celebrities to read to children. Information: Gary Thornhill, 410-396-6506.
If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410-783-1800, and enter code 6130.
Pub Date: 7/19/98