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Dollar General Offers Customers the Chance to Change a Child's Life through the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving Campaign

November 13, 2006

Dollar General Makes It Easy for Shoppers to Support Children in Need

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 13, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announces its participation in the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign. The promotion will kick-off in stores November 18 and conclude on December 9.

Thanks and Giving is a unique national program in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that asks consumers to "give thanks for the healthy kids in their lives and give to those who are not, with the hope that some day all children will be healthy."

Dollar General stores across the country will offer customers the opportunity to support Thanks and Giving through $1 donations, which can be made at the check-out counter. Participants will write their name on a special donation card to be displayed throughout the store.

"Dollar General believes every child deserves a healthy and happy childhood and that is why we have chosen to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Thanks and Giving campaign," said David Perdue, Dollar General's chairman and CEO. "We are happy to participate in this campaign, which easily allows our customers to help children get healthier."

For more information, please visit www.stjude.org.

About Dollar General

Dollar General is a Fortune 500(R) discount retailer with more than 8,000 neighborhood stores. Dollar General stores offer convenience and value to customers by offering consumable basic items that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids and cleaning supplies, as well as a selection of basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices. For more information about Dollar General, go to www.dollargeneral.com.

About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. St. Jude is financially supported by ALSAC, its fund-raising organization.

SOURCE: Dollar General Corporation

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Tawn Earnest, 615-855-5209
Emily Snyder, 615-855-5210

Copyright Business Wire 2006

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