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Grant check presented to USM's Children's Center

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The University of Southern Mississippi's Children's Center for Communication and Development was given a substantial grant Monday morning.

A check for $25,751 was presented to the center by the Butler Snow Foundation. The Butler Snow Foundation selects worthy causes or social service organizations in the area and uses the Foundation's funds to help make a difference.

The money will be used to advance literacy and school readiness by purchasing and using vital technology, and testing and assessment tools. 

The center currently has between 80 and 85 students.
  
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