BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced this week an award of $30,000 in literacy grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations.
These grants will be used to support summer, family and adult literacy programs.READ MORE: Laurel Park Cancels Racing This Weekend In Wake Of Reported Horse Fatalities
In total, the Foundation awarded more than $8.6 million to nearly 1,000 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools.READ MORE: How Does The Coronavirus Mutate? It's Just A Series Of Mistakes
Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO said, in part:
“During these extraordinary times, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation remains steadfast in its commitment to support communities’ literacy and educational advancements through funds that will impact thousands of students across the country.”
The grants awarded to Maryland organizations are expected to positively impact the lives of more than 1,400 residents.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Man, 62, Charged In Murder Of Evelyn Player
You can find a list of grant recipients by clicking here.