The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $240,000 in youth literacy grants to Ohio schools and nonprofit organizations on Tuesday. 

According to a news release, the youth literacy grants will provide financial funding to teachers, libraries and literacy organizations to support a successful academic year throughout the 44 states that Dollar General serves. 

There were many Ohio recipients, including Warren Local Schools and Struthers City Schools.

"The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to be an ardent supporter of schools, libraries and nonprofit literacy
organizations," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's chief executive officer, in a press release. "Dollar General's mission is Serving Others, and
this commitment comes to life through Dollar General Literacy Foundation grants that will impact thousands of students across the country. Since its inception 25 years ago, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has partnered with thousands of organizations focused on advancing the goals of literacy and education."