Dollar General Awards Back-To-School Grant

August 29, 2011

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded Harford County Schools a $ 200 grant to be used for programs, equipment, materials or software for the school's library or literacy program.

"The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to support Harford County School's literacy initiatives," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's chairman and CEO, in a press release. "They are preparing students for a bright future by teaching them to read and instilling in them a love of learning."

To further its support of literacy, the company founded the Dollar General Literacy Foundation in 1993 to improve the functional literacy of adults and families by providing grants to nonprofit organizations dedicated to the advancement of literacy.

For more information on the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, visit

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