The Dothan organization has awarded more than $18,000 to fuel youth ambitions | Local News

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The Taco Bell Foundation has provided a grant of over $18,000 to Boys and Girls Clubs of Wiregrass to support youth in the Dothan community. Funds will go towards college prep sessions and campus tours, workforce readiness programs, tutoring, mentoring and other programs that educate and inspire the next generation of leaders.

“It is a privilege to partner with the Taco Bell Foundation to educate and inspire young people nationwide,” said Marjorie Perlman, Chief Marketing Officer of Tacala Companies. “Together, we are working to break down barriers to educating future leaders.”

Boys and Girls Clubs of Wiregrass is just one of more than 400 youth-serving organizations that will receive a portion of $7 million in community grants presented by the Taco Bell Foundation this year. The grants are an example of the Taco Bell Foundation’s mission to break down barriers to education and fuel the boldest ambitions of young people.

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“We are proud that the work we do through our Community Grants program connects young people to the resources and opportunities they need to learn and lead change,” said Jennifer Bradbury, CEO of the Taco Foundation. Bell.