Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Grants
February 02, 2012
Discount retailer supports literacy initiatives in the community
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (February 2, 2012) – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation provided four Southern Nevada elementary schools with $1,000 grants to fund literacy and education programs. Elementary schools that received a grant were Kermit Booker, Kit Carson, Matt Kelly and Wendell P. Williams. All of the schools are located in the City of Las Vegas’ Ward 5.
“Dollar General is committed to supporting Southern Nevada,” said Matt Webster, Dollar General Market store manager. “Literacy and education are initiatives important to Dollar General, and we’re proud to help these schools enhance their educational opportunities for students.”
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to support initiatives that help others improve their lives through literacy and education. Since 1993, the Foundation has awarded more than $64.5 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 3.7 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy, a general education diploma or English proficiency. To learn more about the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, visit www.dgliteracy.org.
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 17,683 stores in 46 states as of July 30, 2021. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.