Dollar General Supports American Red Cross’ Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts with Donation and In-Store Collections
Aug 28, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - August 28, 2017 - Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is supporting the American Red Cross with a $50,000 corporate donation to support the relief and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey.
Now through September 9, 2017, Dollar General stores are also collecting donations to benefit American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief in more than 14,000 locations across the 44 states it serves, and online customers may find a donation link to support the American Red Cross’ Hurricane Harvey relief efforts at www.dollargeneral.com.
“Through our deep commitment to our mission of Serving Others and helping the communities we call home, Dollar General is working to help provide the needed resources to provide aid to those affected in Texas and Louisiana,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO. “We know these donations and resources will be put to work by the American Red Cross to support individuals and families recovering from these devastating floods.”
For nearly two decades, Dollar General has partnered with the American Red Cross through corporate and in-store collections to better support the organization’s recovery efforts and serve communities in their time of need.
“The Red Cross is grateful for Dollar General’s contribution, which allows our organization to provide much-needed help to communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey to support people as they deal with the impact of this disaster and in the weeks following as they work to rebuild their lives,” said Elizabeth Penniman, vice president, Communications at the American Red Cross.