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Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards more than $466k to Texas

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TENNESSE – On Thursday, May 12, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $466,000 in literacy grants to Texas nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools. The funds are part of nearly $8.2 million awarded throughout the 47 states in which Dollar General operates to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.

Nueces County’s organizations, Corpus Christi Literacy Council and Flour Bluff Community Outreach Center, received a total of $17,000 from the grants.

“Today’s announcement further demonstrates our commitment to serving teachers and students across the nation,” said Denine Torr, executive director of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. “The Dollar General Literacy Foundation believes everyone should have access to programs that help strengthen reading and build critical literacy skills, and teachers should have the tools needed for quality…

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