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Altrusa International Foundation Provides Grant To Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Updated January 14, 2016 5:01 AM | Filed under: Education
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(BEDFORD) - Altrusa International Foundation of Bedford is honored to be able to present Dolly Parton Imagination Library with a grant from the International Foundation.

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library committee will use the $1,200 grant to "Light a Fire for Tomorrow" by providing books to Lawrence County children from birth to age five. The age appropriate books are shipped from Tennessee monthly and each county enrolled in the program must provide the funds for mailing costs.

The Bedford Rotary Club is a leading partner in this project and local Altrusans are assisting Rotarians with this vital project to increase the literacy rate in Lawrence County.

Altrusa Club President states that grants of $250 to $2,000 are available through sponsoring Altrusa Clubs from the Altrusa International Foundation Inc. to improve the economic well-being and quality of life through the Foundation's commitment to community service and literacy.

Established as a charitable corporation in 1962, the Foundation is committed to the service goals and objectives of Altrusa International Inc. It's sole purpose is to be an avenue through with altrusans can assist Altrusa Clubs and other worthy organizations, throughout the world, to carry out their programs of community service and assistance to those in need.

Funding is provided by voluntary contributions from members, Altrusa Clubs and the general public.

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