Dollar General Literacy and Earthen Vessels Outreach


Earthen Vessels Outreach Receives $2500 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Summer Literacy and STEM Learning. 


Pittsburgh, PA – May 20, 2015 – This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Earthen Vessels Outreach a $2500 grant to support summer literacy. 

 

Earthen Vessels Outreach strives to enhance the lives of youth and families by providing with the supplemental educational instruction through hands on and STEM Learning. We teach youth the importance of reading, comprehension and literacy and have been able to observe sustainable growth throughout the school year that will continue through the summer.

 

“It is exciting to see the impact grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation make throughout the country, especially as we cross the $100 million threshold in overall donations and the difference it has made to nearly six million people,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “The Dollar General Literacy Foundation truly embodies the company’s mission of Serving Others throughout the communities we serve.”


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 $100 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping nearly six million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education.


About Earthen Vessels Outreach
EVO is a 501©3 created in June 2004 to accomplish the mission of reaching out to the surrounding communities through sacrificial services as opportunities are provided for the children and youth to receive social and emotional support and educational empowerment. 

 

About the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to support initiatives that help others improve their lives through literacy and education as part of the company’s mission of Serving Others for over 20 years. Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $100 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping nearly six million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education. For more information about the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and its grant programs, visit www.dgliteracy.org.

 

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 11,950 stores in 43 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

 

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