Thanks to Mario Kempes for supporting the

Manatee Literacy Council.

We are so grateful to Mario Kempes and his beautiful family for their support of the Manatee Literacy Council.  Mario and his wife, Julia, are both learners with Manatee Literacy and we are proud of their accomplishments and the hard work and accomplishments of all of the learners here at M.L.C.  

"I am beyond grateful for the manatee literacy program, and the opportunity it’s giving me to learn a language that has been such a struggle for me ever since I moved to the United States in 2004. This program is allowing me the opportunity to confidently take my citizenship test."

Mario Kempes

Mario's generous donations of items to benefit Manatee Literacy is very much appreciated!

A donation of $10 to support Manatee Literacy is suggested but not required to participate. 

Argentina Soccer Shirts

Mario is donating a shirt to two lucky people!

Signed Autobiographies

Win one of Mario's new autobiographies - signed by the Matador himself!  Choose the Spanish or English versions!

Digital Video Game Codes

Win either a Playstation FIFA 2021 


an XBox FIFA digital code for hours of fun!


Drawing Rules

One winner will be drawn at random for each of the 6 prizes, for a total of 6 winners.  Winners will be announced on Instagram, mario.kempes78 on December 1, 2020, by 6 pm on that day.  Winners will also receive a direct message.  No purchase or contribution is necessary to participate.   In order participate, participants need to Like the photo, follow @manatee-literacy on Instagram.  The minimum suggested donation of $10.

All proceeds go to support the efforts of the Manatee Literacy Council in their mission to empower Manatee County residents to independence through literacy.

The Literacy Council of Manatee County dba Manatee Literacy Council is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.  A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free within the state (1-800-435-7352) or from the website www.freshfromflorida.comRegistration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.  One hundred percent (100%) of each contribution is received by Manatee Literacy Council, Registration # #CH210.  The Literacy Council of Manatee County dba Manatee Literacy Council is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the revenue service tax code.  Tax ID # 59-2116479.  Manatee Literacy Council is located at 3501 Cortez Road West, Suite 6, Bradenton, FL 34210.