Major retailer provides funds to support disaster relief efforts
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 29, 2014 - In keeping with its mission of Serving Others, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is helping in the recovery and rebuilding efforts following the severe storms in the south. Dollar General is donating $75,000 to the American Red Cross and will immediately begin collecting donations at its more than 11,000 stores across the country to further support American Red Cross disaster relief efforts.
“Dollar General is committed to helping those hardest hit by the storms by providing resources needed to support recovery efforts,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “Dollar General is also dedicated to helping these southern communities we call home rebuild and recover after these devastating storms.”
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Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for 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, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 11,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.