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Nearly $100,000 awarded to Alabama schools, libraries and literacy organizations

The funds will help support youth literacy programs across Alabama

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has announced it will be awarding nearly $100,000 in literacy grants across Alabama.

These funds will help provide educators at 35 different schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations with additional resources to help support youth literacy programs.

“This year, many teachers, libraries and literacy organizations are facing new challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer and Dollar General Literacy Foundation board member. “Despite the unprecedented obstacles, we admire the tremendous efforts and commitments from educators as they work to provide students with the tools they need to develop their literacy skills. We hope these funds will help support their plans to advance learning and deliver quality instruction in our hometown communities.” 

Click here for more information about the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and to find a full list of recipients.

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