The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $2,000 to Sacramento-area organizations to support youth literacy programs. Award recipients include:
*Roseville Home Start, Roseville
*Lichen Elementary, Citrus Heights
"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 CEO. “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.