Lowe’s Donates Money For School Project

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to MAVTS's SkillsUSA Chapter to revitalize Macon's Family Literacy Center.

The SkillsUSA chapter plans to complete many projects to improve the environment of the center:

  • 18 Windows
  • Murals
  • Outside Door
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Landscaping
  • Playground Resurfacing
  • Hanging Artwork
  • Lighting
  • Vanities
  • Handicap Accessible Ramp
  • Kitchen Countertops

“The grant in Macon represents Lowe’s commitment to education,” said Larry D. Stone, chairman of Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.  “By supporting local schools like Macon AVTS, we believe we are not only investing in community projects that are important to our customers and employees, but we’re also helping schools build a stronger foundation for the children who will be tomorrow’s employees, homeowners and community leaders.”

Lowe’s is a proud supporter of SkillsUSA, Habitat for Humanity International, American Red Cross, United Way of America, Rebuilding Together, and the Home Safety Council, in addition to numerous non-profit organizations and programs that help communities across the country.  In 2008, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation together contributed more than $27.5 million to support community and education projects in the United States and Canada. Lowe’s also encourages volunteerism through the Lowe’s Heroes program, a company-wide employee volunteer initiative.  Lowe’s is a FORTUNE® 50 company with fiscal year 2008 sales of more than $48 billion and has more than 1,616 stores in the United States and Canada.  For more information, visit