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Dollar General Donates $2,500 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

February 09, 2018

Volunteers from Dollar General’s store support center in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, celebrated a Day of Service  at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. Dollar General employees helped sort food for distribution to the community, and members of the African-American employee resource group presented $2,500 to the organization to recognize February’s Black History Month.
 
“Our employees were thrilled to be at Second Harvest again this year to help sort and package food for our community,” said Bethany Mason, Dollar General director of diversity and inclusion. “Serving Others is our company mission, and we are thankful to have a day of service dedicated to supporting this organization and recognizing and celebrating Black History Month.”
 
Volunteers packaged 9,939 pounds of food, which equates to approximately 8,280 meals. The $2,500 donation will provide approximately 10,000 meals. In the last year alone, Dollar General has donated more than $40,000 to Second Harvest, and more than 150 employees have volunteered with the organization.

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 14,609 stores in 44 states as of March 2, 2018. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo.
 

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