Magnolia, El Dorado groups will benefit from Dollar General Literacy Foundation grants | Education

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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the organization’s largest one-day grant donation in its 28-year history of more than $10.5 million to support literacy and education in the communities that Dollar General (NYSE: DG) serves.

Awarded to approximately 1,000 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools, the funds aim to support summer, family and adult literacy programs and enrich the lives of nearly 900,000 individuals.

The Magnolia-Columbia County Literacy Council will be among the grant recipients, along with the Literacy Coalition of South Central Arkansas in El Dorado.

“We understand the meaningful impact that the Dollar General Literacy Foundation investments and grants can have on local schools, nonprofits and libraries, and we are pleased to provide our largest one-day grant award to serve…

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