Literacy Links for Little Ones, Inc.
Senator Don White and Representative Dave Reed
With their assistance, we were able to procure a grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development. An educational video, Sowing Seeds for Success, was produced that explains our mission and is shared with new parents at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.
United Way of Indiana County
This grant allowed us to purchase copies of classical musical CD’s to accompany a four year program called Literature and Lullabies. This program was made available to parents who received prenatal care through the IRMC OB Clinic.
Rotary Club of Indiana
Two laptop computers were purchased for the Indiana Regional Medical Center’s Maternity Ward. This technology makes it convenient for new parents to view our educational video and access our website.
Community Foundation for the Alleghenies
Bork Family Fund
This generous grant provided funds for 349 Babybug subscriptions during 2014 and 2015.
We were awarded a grant from Target that recognized our efforts to encourage parents to read to their children and provided funds to provide quality literature to newborns residing in Indiana County.
The Indiana Community
Since our inception, individuals have been loyal contributors to Literacy Links for Little Ones and have allowed us to operate as an official non-profit organization.
Indiana Regional Medical Center
Packets of information and Babybug subscription request forms are now being distributed to maternity patients receiving care from all OB/GYN physicians who are members of the IRMC Physician Group.
Alpha Delta Kappa, Indiana Reading Council, Kappa Delta Pi, Kiwanis, and Quota all have recognized our efforts to provide vital literacy skills to the infants of Indiana County.
Indiana Regional Medical Center Maternity Ward
Parents of newborns receive a copy of Read to Your Bunny, a children’s story written by award-winning author Rosemary Wells, and a free subscription to Babybug magazine, a listening-looking magazine for infants and toddlers.