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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Adult Education, Education, Human Services, Literacy, Remedial Reading & Encouragement, Volunteers of America

Mission: The Adult Literacy Program provides free education to adults via volunteer tutoring to acquire functional literacy in reading, writing and math to achieve personal academic goals.

Results: Every year we successfully help appx 45 people in our community

Target demographics: Adults who need help with reading, writing, basic math and/or language skills

Direct beneficiaries per year: 45 students

Geographic areas served: Crossville, Tennessee

Programs: Literacy programs to help adults read, write and perform math

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


Rating: 5

I have worked with a dedicated student for some time. I feel privileged to be making a difference in someone's life.

1 GaryandKelly S.


Rating: 5

CARC provides free one-one-one tutoring to adults in our community who need help with reading, writing and basic math skills. Since inception, CARC has always had a full load of adult learners and has managed to recruit tutors to provide free services. What a wonderful thing to do!

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Board Member

Rating: 5

The Cumberland Adult Reading Council is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that helps adults to read and write. CARC also help adults learn English as a second language. The only program in Cumberland County Tennessee offering free one-on-one tutoring for adults (18 and over). Tutoring provides basic skills of functional literacy and can help adults on their path to earning a high school equivalency certificate.

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