September Literacy Month

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September is Literacy Month in British Columbia!

Each September, Decoda leads a province-wide awareness and fundraising campaign to celebrate Literacy Month.

The campaign highlights the importance of literacy and raises funds to support community-based literacy programs and initiatives across BC.

This year’s theme is “Literacy connects us!” Stay tuned for more details.

Learn more about literacy in BC:

Literacy Matters Fact Sheet

Literacy Matters Infographic

Live trivia is back! Join us on September 21, 2022 at The Yaletown Distillery Bar, 1131 Mainland Street, Vancouver.

To register your team, please contact


Socks for Literacy! PosterBuy merino wool socks online from our partner Blue Sky Clothing or at one of its nine BC stores.

$1 from every pair goes to support local literacy programs!

Our “Socks for Literacy!” campaign helps make sure children and families, youth, adults and seniors have the literacy skills they need at home, at work and in the community.

Thank you to Blue Sky Clothing for supporting literacy in BC!

Read the story of Blue Sky Clothing Co owner Marilyn Cobban’s journey to success and why she supports literacy.

Check back for details on this year’s contest.

2022 Corporate and Community Partners

Corporate Partners

Exclusive Broadcast Media Partner

Corporate Donors

Happier I.T.

Keith and Betty Beedie Foundation

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel

Lights of Purple

For more information about Literacy Month contact Gail Hanney at