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Schools in Western New York receive grants from Dollar General

Schools in Western New York receive grants from Dollar General
Posted at 8:44 AM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 08:44:21-04

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — Schools throughout Western New York received thousands of dollars in grants from Dollar General.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded nearly $60,000 in grants to 21 schools and nonprofit organizations across New York state.

The following schools in Western New York received grants

  • Belfast Central School District: $3,000
  • Elma Primary School: $3,100
  • Niagara Charter School: $2,000
  • Pavilion Central School District: $3,000

“This year, many teachers, libraries and literacy organizations are facing new challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer and Dollar General Literacy Foundation board member. “Despite the unprecedented obstacles, we admire the tremendous efforts and commitments from educators as they work to provide students with the tools they need to develop their literacy skills. We hope these funds will help support their plans to advance learning and deliver quality instruction in our hometown communities.”

You can find a full list of recipients here.