Lafayette County Literacy Council receives Dollar General grant – The Oxford Eagle

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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Lafayette County Literacy Council a $9,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent award of $10.5 million donation to support summer, family, and adult literacy programs, representing the organization’s largest one-day grant donation in its 28-year history.

“We are thrilled to receive the Dollar General Grant. It will allow our ABLE Program Coordinator to work with ABLE students one-on-one and have direct classroom instruction. The funds will purchase instructional materials and tests that our students need, supplies for our coaches and students, and the printing of marketing materials’” said Sarah McLellan, executive director of the Lafayette County Literacy Council. “Our mission is to improve the quality of life in Oxford and Lafayette County through literacy and reading. The…

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