Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards more than $6 million in grants

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Friday announced the award of more than $6 million in grants to 700 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations across the 40 states Dollar General serves to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.

"At Dollar General, we are passionate about our mission of Serving Others throughout the communities we serve," stated 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.

Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $92 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 5 million individuals take steps toward literacy or continued education.



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