Dollar General Employees Assemble 5,000 Military Care Packages

August 13, 2018

In keeping with Dollar General's mission of Serving Others, 150 volunteer employees assembled 5,000 care packages that will be sent to military service members by the United Service Organizations (USO) on Saturday, August 11 in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Volunteers compiled kits comprised of the following items, all of which were generously donated by Dollar General’s vendor community:
  • Degree Deodorant (Unilever)
  • Colgate Toothbrush and Toothpaste (Colgate-Palmolive)
  • Visine Eye Drops (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Dental Floss and Shave Gel (Proctor and Gamble)
  • BIC Disposable Razors (BIC)
  • Banana Boat SPF Sport Lip (Edgewell)
  • Hand Sanitizer (Vijon)
  • All-in-one Shampoo and Body Wash (Henkel North America)

Travis Mills, an U.S. Army Veteran and an advocate for veterans and amputees, also served as the event’s guest speaker to provide motivation to the teams.  Dollar General also presented a $5,000 donation to the Travis Mills Foundation

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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