Dollar General Donates $25,000 and Collects Donations to Support American Red Cross

December 31, 2015

Major discount retailer aids in flood relief in keeping with its mission of Serving Others

Goodlettsville, Tennessee – (December 31, 2015) – Dollar General today donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross to provide aid to individuals and communities impacted by recent floods and tornadoes. Additionally, all Dollar General stores across the 43 states it serves have immediately begun collecting donations to further support ongoing relief efforts by the American Red Cross.
 
“Dollar General is deeply committed to our mission of Serving Others and helping the communities we call home in their time of need,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer. “Through our partnership with the American Red Cross, we are working to provide resources to aid those affected by the floods and tornadoes, as well as support recovery efforts.”
 
Customers interested in making a donation to the American Red Cross may do so at their time of purchase at Dollar General stores.
 
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Dollar General Media Relations
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 14,000 stores in 44 states as of August 19, 2017. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted brands such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

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