RR Donnelley Foundation Presents $75,000 Grant to Martin Library
Press release from the issuing company
YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, July 30, 2003 - The Martin Library announced today that its StaySmart Capital Campaign has received a $75,000 grant from the RR Donnelley Foundation. The Foundation's vice president Susan Levy presented a check to Dr. George Severns, president of the Martin Library Board of Directors, Wednesday, July 30, 2003. Dr. Severns accepted the check on behalf of Martin Library's StaySmart Capital Campaign.
The grant will fund the new children's fiction area in the soon-to-be renovated Martin Library. About 6,900 children's fiction books will line the shelves in this area for patron reading and enjoyment.
The grant was awarded to Martin Library in honor of the new RR Donnelley Logistics SuperCenter which recently opened its 670,000-square-foot operations in Building D of the York Business Center, 601 Memory Lane in York.
"We are pleased to be working in partnership with RR Donnelley. This creates a wonderful opportunity for us to serve our youth by providing an expansive collection of fiction materials in an inviting and easily accessible area," comments Martin Library Director of Development Gail Baker.
"RR Donnelley is committed to giving back to the communities where we do business." said Levy. "Within those communities, we support efforts that improve literacy and education, especially for children and youth."
"We are pleased to support the York community by providing these funds to assist the upgrade of the library services offered to area residents and employees," stated Haddon Allen, senior vice president of operations for RR Donnelley Logistics. Allen was present at the check presentation.
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