$10,000 inspires 200 students for a full year at one public school serving a low-income community through SAL’s Writers in the Schools (WITS) program.
$5,000 supports 10 local musicians and writers in creating original songs, art and essays inspired by visiting SAL authors to broaden the community conversation.
$2,500 brings the outstanding original creative writing of 130 local K-12 students to the greater community in a professionally designed and published anthology.
$1,000 employs a local, professional writer to teach and inspire K-12 students for one month through SAL’s WITS program.
$500 increases access to an original lecture by one of the most important writers and thinkers of our time through real-time open captioning.
$250 brings SAL’s WITS program to three K-12 students for an entire year.
$150 provides tickets for 10 students to be inspired by a nationally known author at a SAL event.
$50 funds one K-12 classroom of WITS students in celebrating their writing through classroom anthologies, poetry slams or original books.
Please join us for breakfast on Tuesday, September 27, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel and help inspire thousands of K-12 students to engage in the power and the pleasure of the literary arts!
It was a record-breaking night at SAL’s Words Matter 2016 Benefit Gala and Literary Auction.