Donna DiFillippo named Champion for Literacy
$3,500 prize money raised through Verizon’s ‘Check Into Literacy’ Program. The Massachusetts Literacy Foundation, in partnership with Verizon’s Check Into Literacy Program, announced on September 22, 2011 that Raising A Reader MA’s Executive Director, Donna DiFillippo, was one of ten recipients of the 2011 Massachusetts Literacy Champion Award. The Massachusetts Literacy Champion Award, created in 2003, identifies and supports Massachusetts literacy providers who have shown exceptional commitment and results through their work in literacy education. Each year ten literacy champions from across Massachusetts are selected and recognized for their achievements in the field. The Award comes with a $3,500 cash prize which must be used to support both creative program development and professional growth.