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Partners in Education receives $3,000 Grant for Mentors in Toledo Schools

October 30, 2018: The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Partners in Education a $3,000 grant to support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program. This grant is part of more than $3.4 million the organization awarded to 915 recipients on August 28, 2018. Awarded annually at the beginning of the academic school year inception, youth literacy grants help support teachers, schools and nonprofit organizations throughout the 44 states that Dollar General serves.

“Partners in Education is thrilled to be a recipient of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant. This funding allows us to provide critical take-home reading materials to the hundreds of students who participate in our Mentors in Toledo Schools program,” said Michelle Klinger, Executive Director at Partners in Education, based in Toledo.

Mentors in Toledo Schools is a literacy program that provides one-to-one tutoring with volunteer mentor/tutors to Toledo Public School students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 at DeVeaux, Garfield, Larchmont, Marshall, Old Orchard, and Sherman schools,

Schools participating in the program have seen their K-3 Literacy Report Card scores increase since introducing the program.

To date, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $159 million in grants to schools, libraries, and literacy organizations as part of its commitment to increase literacy skills for individuals of all ages.


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