HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The initiative facilitates a brighter future for Houston. Literacy is essential to education as one in five Houstonians is functionally illiterate. The Under Our Wing Literacy Program has teamed up with local organizations to promote literacy, foundational character building, and environmental stewardship among the youth of our community.
Local organizations prove that there is power in teamwork. Champion organizations like Gwee Global are joining together to sponsor this initiative and support outreach. They are teaming up with co-sponsors like Houston’s premier designer cake bakery, SatinSlices, one of the most prominent diamond and engagement ring retailers in Houston, Shaftel Diamond Co., innovative skin care and body contouring center, Realis Medical Spa, volunteer partner, c.HAIR.i.TEE, garage floor coaters, Xpedite Coatings, and Awards by Allstar, where you can customize the perfect crystal award to recognize achievement. These organizations are determined to express their passion for making a positive impact in our community through this collaborative literacy initiative.
The two-part Valentine’s week event helps Houston children. Part one of the Valentine’s week event, at the Houston Area Women's Center, engages at-risk youth with interactive games, and live readings from the bi-lingual children’s series, Avian Kingdom: Feathered Tales, while encouraging them as they decorate Valentine’s Day cards for children at the hospital. For part two of the event, the handmade Valentine’s Day cards are delivered to the Texas Children's Hospital. Thousands of books have been donated so that children, siblings, and parents will enjoy a fun afternoon of interactive games and live readings from the bi-lingual children’s series, Avian Kingdom: Feathered Tales.