Roanoke Public Library Foundation To Receive $40,000 Contribution

Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke Public Library Foundation has announced that a private, local philanthropic foundation serving Southwest Virginia will be contributing $40,000.

The money, given by the Life Ring Foundation, will go to fund three of the libraries' early literacy initiatives as part of the Roanoke Public Libraries' support of Star City Reads.

The program is an All-America City Award Campaign to ensure all children in the City of Roanoke are reading at or above grade-level by third grade.