Dollar General gives literacy grant to Salisbury agency

  • Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014 1:30 p.m.

Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded The Fatherís House of Glory Inc. in Salisbury, a literacy grant of $3,000 to support adult, family and summer literacy programs. This local grant award is part of more than $6 million in grants awarded today to approximately 700 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 40 states the company serves.

ďAt Dollar General, we are passionate about our mission of Serving Others throughout the communities we serve,Ē said Rick Dreiling, Dollar Generalís chairman and CEO. ďItís exciting to see the Dollar General Literacy Foundationís outreach in action as we partner with organizations to further education and literacy and make a real difference in peopleís lives.Ē

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to support initiatives that help others improve their lives through literacy and education. Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $92 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 5 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education.

A complete list of grant recipients may be found online at

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is accepting applications for youth literacy grants through Thursday, May 22. Applications may be completed online at

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