2019 WISH LIST

  • Classroom supplies (white board markers, white board cleaner)
  • Office supplies (Composition books loose notebook paper, index cards, pencils, erasers, copier paper)
  • Break room supplies (coffee, tea, sugar, & creamer paper cups, paper towels)
  • New signage

Facility Needs/Projects

  • Yardwork
  • Painting projects
  • Deck Work

Volunteer Needs

  • Board and committee members
  • Volunteer tutors for Adult Literacy, GED Preparation, ESOL and Computer Literacy

Books

High Interest Low Level readers for adult learners who read at or below a 3rd grade level (Click on a name to go to Grass Roots Press Website to learn more about each biography.):  

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards $10K to BCLC

The Brunswick County Literacy Council Receives $10,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support “Literacy For All”.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the Brunswick County Literacy Council a $10,000 grant to support its “Literacy For All” Program.  This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in grants awarded to more than 1,000 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 44 states that Dollar General serves.

“We are delighted to receive the generous support for our “Literacy For All” Program from the Dollar General Foundation. These funds will enable us to provide tuition-free, high quality instruction to adults across the county.” – Dorothy Hoerr, Executive Director

 “We are honored to fund literacy and education initiatives, which support our mission of Serving Others,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO.  “The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018 and a legacy of helping people improve their lives through literacy and education. Including this grant, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has provided more than $154 million in funding to help more than 10 million people. We believe these programs can have a positive impact on the communities we serve and we look forward to continuing to partner with organizations dedicated to making a difference in the lives of millions of Americans.”

 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. Since 1993, the Foundation has awarded more than $154 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 10 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy, a general education diploma or English proficiency. To learn more about the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, visit www.dgliteracy.org.

 About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 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, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 14,609 stores in 44 states as of March 2, 2018. In addition to high-quality, private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted brands such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo.