Heroes and Villains Fundraiser

Heroes and Villains is York’s premiere Halloween-themed event. A night of enchantment and intrigue, the event raises funding to support the York Literacy Institute’s programs and provide educational pathways for adults to develop the English language, reading, writing, math, and computer skills that are foundational for self-sufficiency, improved quality of life, and greater economic stability.

An Unforgettable Evening Where Fantasy Meets Philanthropy

Costume Contest

Prepare for an exhilarating costume contest where heroes clash with villains in a showdown of creativity and style. Wear your favorite costume and step into a world where literary themes come alive!

Live Auction

Bid on extraordinary experiences and items in our live auction, knowing every contribution supports our mission to provide free adult education for high school equivalency, English as a Second Language, digital literacy, and workforce skill development.


Free-flowing food & adult beverages, caricatures┬ácapturing your essence by caricature artist: Rafael D’Arcangelo, performances by the Amazing Magi: Michael Reist, and ways to uncovering your fortunes with tarot card readings by Gillian Pearl.