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Dollar General Awards Literacy Grants

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 5/16/2014

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded North Central State College and The Salvation Army - Dewald Community Center in Mansfield, a literacy grant in the amount of $10,000 and $3,000, respectively, to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.

These local grants are part of over $6 million awarded  to approximately 700 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 40 states the company serves.

“At Dollar General, we are passionate about our mission of Serving Others throughout the communities we serve,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “It’s exciting to see the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s outreach in action as we partner with organizations to further education and literacy and make a real difference in people’s lives.”

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to support initiatives that help others improve their lives through literacy and education. Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $92 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than five million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education.

A complete list of grant recipients may be found online at www.dgliteracy.org. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is also currently accepting applications for youth literacy grants through Thursday, May 22, 2014. Applications may be completed online at www.dgliteracy.org. 

   
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