Due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we have decided to postpone the 2020 Spell-A-Thon indefinitely.
"Want to take a driver's license test, but can't read?" One in five American adults read below the fourth grade level and cannot access or use the Internet.
Learn to Read
"Learning to read and write helped me get a better job." People with low literacy are more than twice as likely to be unemployed. ESL -- English as a Second Language

More About Us

The Morongo Basin Coalition for Adult Literacy, Inc., provides free confidential, one-on-one tutoring to illiterate adults over eighteen who need help with reading, writing, and/or mathematics in order to achieve their potential and to function in their home, workplace, and community. We are a not-for-profit 501(c)3 California Corporation


Ways to Give

Morongo Basin Coalition for Adult Literacy relies solely on volunteer assistance. While volunteer tutoring is at the heart of our programs, there are several ways for you to get involved. Find out how you can help today!


Learn to Read

The Morongo Basin Coalition for Adult Literacy uses an individualized teaching approach that helps students with all areas of learning to read, including phonics, learning the alphabet, mathematics, and comprehension.


Do you recognize the signs of illiteracy? Did you know that one in five adults read at or below the fourth grade level? Imagine if words and sentences looked like this to you?

if yuo can raed tihs, you hvae a sgtrane mnid, too. Can you raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can. i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

Your donations can help a Morongo Basin adult learn to read.

Give the gift of LITERACY