From left are Vincent Pretola and Richard Foster from Monogram Foods and Kimberly DeFreitas from Up With Books. For more information, visit

GROTON — Up With Books, a Groton-based non-profit organization committed to providing new books to children living in poverty, recently received a $3,000 grant from the Monogram Loves Kids Foundation, a nonprofit art of the national firm Monogram Foods, which has a local base in Wilmington.