Life Schools receive $4,000 Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant


The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has announced the recent award of $4,000 to Life Schools as part of more than $195,000 in youth literacy grants to Texas teachers, libraries and nonprofit organizations.

The grants awarded to Texas organizations are expected to positively impact the lives of more than 46,032 residents.

Last week’s grant announcements are also part of a collective $4.5 million effort from Dollar General and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation that includes more than $3 million in youth literacy programs from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, a new $1.45 million partnership with education nonprofit DonorsChoose and a $50,000 donation to a West Virginia literacy organization to recognize World Teacher Day.

“At Dollar General we’re committed to being here for what matters most to the communities we call home,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer and Dollar General Literacy Foundation board member….

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