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Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant to Cannelton City Schools

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded grants to support youth literacy programs to Cannelton City Schools in Cannelton in the amount of $3,200.
 “Youth literacy grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are awarded at the beginning of the academic year to help make a distinct impact on the communities we serve by supporting programs that improve education and enhance literacy,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and chief executive officer. “At Dollar General, we are passionate about our mission of serving others and it’s exciting to see the real difference literacy and learning makes in people’s lives.”
This fall, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $2.5 million in youth-literacy grants to approximately 650 schools, non-profit organizations, libraries and community groups dedicated to the advancement of literacy.
A complete list of grant recipients may be found online at www.dgliteracy.org and grant applications for adult, family, summer and youth literacy grants will be available in January.