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Indian River Community Foundation Gives Grants for Literacy Programs

As seen in the July 17, 2013 issue of VERO BEACHSIDE NEWS, the Indian River Community Foundation has provided grants totaling $235,000 to local nonprofit organizations.  The Big Brothers Big Sisters organization received a grant for $40,000 to assist 50 pre-kindergarten students to become ready for kindergarten through one-on-one mentoring and family literacy activities.  Their program is in collaboration with the Early Learning Coaltion.

Article from Vero Beachside News July 17, 2013